Health: Slavery in the United States and Powerpoint Essay

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HIST 201 | The United States to 1877 | Exam III study guide | Fall 2012 PowerPoint 17 What was nativism? What was meant by “separate spheres” (for men and women)? (also see PowerPoint 20) What percentage of blacks in the United States were free (not slaves)? PowerPoint 18 What things were used for power in the Industrial Revolution? Who had the Industrial Revolution first, the United States or Great Britain? What was the Waltham Plan? To whom did the Democratic Party appeal in the 1820s? To whom did the Whig Party appeal? What was political patronage? What was John Calhoun’s theory of nullification? Did the United States use it? What was the attitude of many whites toward Native Americans in the 1820s and 1830s? What was the Indian Removal Act? Why didn’t Andrew Jackson like the Bank of the United States? PowerPoint 19 How has history as an academic discipline changed in recent years? (history of “great men” vs. history of everyone) What is microhistory? What did the American Colonization Society want to do? What was abolitionism? What were the differences between immediate, future, and gradual abolition? Why did people argue in favor of abolition? How could anti-slavery groups use advertisements for runaway slaves to get support for abolition? Why did some people support slavery? PowerPoint 20 What was meant by “separate spheres” (for men and women)? How did people such as Angelina Grimké and Elizabeth Cady Stanton equate slavery with the lack of rights for women? What was chattel slavery? What was the major crop of the southern plantation system? What were some minor crops? What kinds of work did slaves do? What was the relative proportion of: people employed in agriculture in the south & the north? …southern whites who had slaves? …southern lawmakers who owned slaves? PowerPoint 21 How were plantation mistresses a part of the separate sphere for women? What were some of the unique circumstances for plantation mistresses regarding slaves? What did slave codes allow or not allow? What were some of the unique circumstances for slave women? Did slave owners recognize marriages between slaves? How did this contribute to slaves running away? How did slaves resist being in slavery? Why were some blacks free in the pre–Civil War United States? What was the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850? How did the lack of slavery in Canada play a role in the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act? What was the Underground Railroad? PowerPoint 22 What was Manifest Destiny? What did the Oregon Boundary Treaty decide? …between which countries? How did Texas become part of the United States? What territory did the United States acquire at the end of the War with Mexico (1846–1848)? What was the Wilmot Proviso?

What was the Compromise of 1850? What was the Kansas-Nebraska Act? What was “bleeding Kansas”? PowerPoint 23 What were some of the events of the 1840s and 1850s that contributed to the Civil War? What did the Supreme Court’s decision in the Dred Scott case say about the rights of slaves as persons? What groups combined to form the Republican Party in the 1850s? How did Lincoln’s inaugural address of March 1861 reflect his and the Republican Party’s attitudes toward the secession of southern states? PowerPoint 24 What are some theories about why there was a Civil War? What are some of the advantages the North and the South had in fighting the Civil War? (also see PowerPoint 25) What was the Homestead Act? What was the Morrill Act? What was the Emancipation Proclamation? PowerPoint 25 Approximately how many people died in the Civil War? How did Lincoln’s Gettysburg…