The nineteenth century began a period of unprecedented sectionalism fueled by Manifest Destiny. Westward expansion elevated detrimental sectional tensions between the North and South due to the Missouri Compromise, the annexation of Texas, and the Mexican-American War. The Missouri Compromise allowed for Missouri to enter the union, but established Maine to offset this. The annexation of Texas added another slave state to America, disrupting the balance in Congress. The Mexican-American Leading up to Missouri’s attempt to enter the Union, slave states disagreements were becoming apparent in American society. These state boundary disputes strained the relationship between Northern and Southern states. Northerners believed that Missouri,
was made between John Quincy Adams and Henry Clay (handing Adams the presidency) provides another example of sectionalism (Jackson, we may recall, represented the rural “common man” of the South). Yet even before these events, it is important to remember that the North and South were growing further apart by way of how these two regions were growing. From the first years of the 19th century, the North was beginning to diverge from the South in terms of its economy. Industrialization was beginning…
US HISTORY MIDTERM Review Sheet
Midterm Exam Format:
Part I: 40 Multiple Choice
Part II: Identification and Historical Significance: Chose 2 of 5
Part III: Informational PDQ: Choose 1 out of 2
Part IV: Argumentative PDQ: Choose 1 out of 2
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~Colonial Settlement and Expansion (Jamestown, Mass Bay)
~Bill of Rights/Constitution
~Birth of the Early Republic
~Expansion into the west (conflicts, movements, etc…
(European) Romanticism 1820-1865: A European artistic and intellectual movement of the early 19th century, characterized by an emphasis on individual freedom from social conventions or political restraints, on human imagination, and on nature in a typically idealized form. Romantic literature rebelled against the formalism of 18th century reason. Many Romantic writers had an interest in the culture of the Middle Ages, an age noted for its faith, which stood in contrast to the age of…
Modern historians differ somewhat on the relationship between religion and southern sectionalism, however. Christine Leigh Heyrman, in Southern Cross: The Beginnings of the Bible Belt (1997), utilizing journals of late 18th and early 19th century Baptist and Methodist ministers, concludes that religious leaders accommodated slavery in order to gain ground in the South. Even if looked at through the lens of sectionalism, it is beyond debate that religion heavily influenced the American Civil War. That…
tension is expressed through the problem that the constitution created, which was the laws drawn between a free and a slave state and its recognition in state rights.
Slavery is always one of the biggest conflicts to arise in the discussion of the 19th Century. Those in the North did not have much use of slavery, but those in the South depended on it. By looking at the map in Document A, it shows how the line was cut between the North and South. It also shows that Utah and New Mexico were open to popular…
occurred during the 1960’s in the goals, strategies, and support of the movement for African American civil rights. Use the documents and your knowledge of the history of the 1960’s to construct your response.
To what extent was late 19th century and early…
Dred Scott v. Sandford was arguably the most famous Supreme Court case of the 19th century. Through a majority opinion from seven of the nine justices, they ruled that African-Americans like Dred Scott and his family can never be American citizens based solely on their ancestry and that Congress had no right to make laws interfering with or prohibiting the practice of slavery. The case embodied the political sectionalism that has been splitting the country apart since the Missouri Compromise in 1820…
known as Georgism, whos main idea is that people should own what they create, but nature, such as the value of land, should belone to all of humanity. His most famous work is known as Progress ans Poverty.
7. Horatio Alger - He was a prolific 19th-century American author, best known for his many formulaic juvenile novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of middle-class security and comfort through hard work, determination, courage, and honesty. His writings…
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APUSH – McNamara
Ch. 7-9 Study Guide
With the election of 1800, the forging of a new national identity emerges, to a great extent, from Jefferson’s ideas, political conflict, and international turmoil. In this chapter you will see and try to understand the central problem of Jefferson and Madison as the struggle of two idealists forced…
* AFL- skilled- Samuel Gompers- collective bargaining- fought for shorter workday and higher wages
* KOL- unskilled- Terrence Powderly- rejected socialism and radicalism-promoted producers ethic of republicanism- advocated craft unionism, first large national union, led successful rail strike in 1885, 8 hour work day, restrictions on child labor, initiative and referendum (common citizens can vote on laws), more cooperative labor-management relations,
* Eugene V Debs-…