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* Transcendentalists- followers of a belief which stressed living a simple life and celebrating the truth found in nature and in personal emotion and imagination; believer in one’s self ability to penetrate the inner essence of things; promoted the belief of individualism; influenced social/humanitarian reforms; * Early-mid 19th century education- previously most common with wealthy; 1830s, demands for tax-supported public schools; Horace Mann, education public; slow increase in women’s educational opportunities beyond elementary school such as Emma Willard’s Troy Female Seminary(1821) and Mary Lyon’s Mount Holyoke Female Seminary(1837); * Transportation Revolution- period of rapid growth in the speed and convenience of travel because …show more content…
* Second Bank of the United States-chartered in 1816 part of American System; Clay wanted to use bank as campaign issue; Jackson vetoed bill to charter the bank again in 1832 and refused to put federal money into the national bank but put it into pet banks which put the nation into an economic depression, Panic of 1837; also united Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and other Jackson haters to form the Whig party which saw Jackson as “king” instead of president * Early-mid 19th century women- cult of domesticity that women should do housework etc.; later women began to get education beyond elementary and were inspired by the Second Great Awakening to improve society and to participate in various reform movements for education, health, women’s rights, etc.; more women in the work force; * Mexican War- after Mexican refusal to sell California-new Mexico region, Polk sent troops(1846) and it ended w/ treat of Guadalupe-hidalgo; 15 million; war increased nation’s territory by one-third and brought to surface political issues that threatened to divide the country( slavery in the new …show more content…
Calhoun- VP * Jackson’s “New Democracy”- * 1830s-1840s American Literature- * Brook Farm Community- * Antebellum Women’s Rights- * Manifest Destiny- expansionist; American nation destined to expand all the way to Pacific Ocean; American liberty and ideals should be shared with everyone possible even if it means by force; eventually influenced Mexican War and contributed to the expansion of the U.S. * Annexation of Texas/slavery- * Jackson and Native Americans- Indian Removal Act of 1830 which authorized removal of Indians east of Mississippi; Trail of Tears; inhumane and did not like the Native Americans; * Maysville Road Bill- * Webster-Hayne- * Chief Justice John Marshall- federalist whose decisions on the U.S. supreme court promoted federal power over state power and established judiciary as a branch of government equal to legislative and executive; established judicial review, which allows supreme court to declare laws

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