Key Words For Final Exam

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Key Words for Final Exam

American System – Clay protectionism/ protective tariffs federally financed internal improvements
National Bank
John C. Calhoun (S.C.)
The Great Compromiser
Roger B. Taney (Attorney General/Secretary of the Treasury/Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court)
Independent Treasury Act
Texas Independence
Panic of 1837
Lewis Cass
Popular Sovereignty
Immanuel Kant – Critique of Pure Reason
Ralph Waldo Emerson – self-reliance
Henry David Thoreau – Civil Disobedience; Walden
Burnt over Region (2nd Great Awakening)
Gabriel’s Conspiracy (1800)
Denmark Vessey Plot
Nat Turner Rebellion
The Grimke sisters
William Lloyd Garrison
The Liberator
Frederick Douglass
The North Star
Gag rule
Harriet Tubman
Stephen A Douglas
Wilmot Proviso
John Tyler
James K. Polk
Texas statehood
Mexican-American War
Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo
Wilmot Proviso (1846)
Compromise of 1850 *California Act *Texas-New Mexico Act *Utah Act *Fugitive Slave Law *D.C. Slave trade ban
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Franklin Pierce (New Hampshire)
Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854)
Republican Party (1854)
Caning of (Senator) Charles Sumner
Bleeding Kansas
Beecher’s Bibles
Sacking of Lawrence
Potawatomie Massacre
Dred Scott decision (1857)
Lincoln-Douglas debate - Freeport Doctrine (1858)
John Brown raid (1859)
Democratic Party Convention (1860)
James Buchanan (Kentucky) Election of 1860
Abraham Lincoln (Illinois)
Hannibal Hamlin (Maine)
Jefferson Davis (Mississippi)
Alexander Stephens (Georgia)
Anaconda Plan
Northern strategy
Southern strategy
Border States
George B. McClellan
Army of the Potomac
Army of Northern Virginia
Ulysses S. Grant
William Tecomseh Sherman
George Meade
Albert Sidney Johnston
Robert E. Lee
Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
Fort Sumter
Monitor v. Merrimack
First Battle of Bull Run
Battle of Shiloh