A. To what extent was democracy expanded between the years 1820-1880 to include previously disenfranchised groups in the United States? Evaluate the impact of voting rights for each group selected.
B. In what ways did Americans try to improve society? Be sure to examine a variety of reform movements from the 1830s to the early 20th century. To what extent were these reforms successful?
C. Determine which of the following factors was most responsible for the increase in sectional tensions between 1820-1850: Manifest Destiny, the abolition movement or protective tariffs. Be sure to assess the impact each factor in your response.
Multiple Choice portion of final is 70 questions worth 70 pts.
Trail of tears- routes which the Cherokee people were forcibly removed from Georgia to the Indian Territory, thousands of Cherokees died
Nullification- state’s refusal to recognize an act of Congress that it considers unconstitutional
All aspects of slavery covered throughout year
Tariff of 1816- a protective tariff designed to aid American industries, proposed by James Madison, British merchants were in the USA with iron, textiles, more and were priced lower than American merchandise, placed a tariff on imports so people would buy American products
Monroe Doctrine- Napoleon invaded Portugal and Spain, Napoleon was defeated and they wanted their land back in Latin America and Russia was pushing in from the northwest so Monroe warned all European powers not to interfere with affairs in the Western Hemisphere, USA would not involve itself in European affairs
Nat Turner- plantation slave in Virginia organized a bloody rebellion that left many dead and strengthened the resolve of Southern whites to defend slavery and control their slaves, 6 years earlier- Turner fled his owner’s plantation after being