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History Vocab. #2
Lime green sheet of paper; weekly pop quiz
|Panic of 1837
|Severe economic depression that hits the nation after Van Buren's election.
|Informal group of advisers who met with Andrew Jackson.
|Warning to European powers to make no more attempts to colonize in the Americas.
|Gibbons v. Ogden
|The right to nullify federal laws considered unconstitutional.
|Dispute between the states and the federal government over the Tariff of 1828.
|The practice of giving jobs to loyal supporters.
|James K. Polk
|Our 8th president after winning the Election of 1836.
|Compromise that brings Missouri into the Union as a slave state; Maine as a free state.
|Trail of Tears
|Name given to the forced evacuation of Indians from leave Georgia.
|New political party formed in opposition to Jackson. Harrison is their candidate in 1840.
|Process developed by Eli Whitney that called for making each part of a machine exactly the same.
|A period of industrial growth where the manufacture of goods by hand is replaced by machine.
|Groups of workers who organized to get better pay and working conditions.
|Supreme Court decision that reinforced federal government's authority over the states.
|Tools used to produce items or work.
|Invention of Samuel Morse that could send information great distances over wire.
|He developed a new steel plow for farming.
|Network of hiding places where a slave could escape to freedom.
|Convention meeting place of the women's movement to declare their independence.
|To end slavery.
|A reform movement to get people to drink less.
|Second Great Awakening
|A period of dramatic religous conversions in the 1790's.
|Belief that people could rise above the material needs of life.
|Belief that people could form perfect societies.
|The act of freeing all slaves.
|The U.S goes to war with this nation due to the annexation of Texas.
|Martin Van Buren
|Democratic candidate for president in 1844 who favors the annexation of Texas and Oregon.
|Phrase used by John O'Sullivan that meant someday the U.S would expand all the way to the Pacific.
|Becomes the 28th state in the Union in 1845.
|Bear Flag Republic
|Name given to California republic after winning its independence from Mexico.
|Treaty of Guadalupe Hildalgo
|Treaty ending the Mexican War in 1848.
|Nickname given to those who head west to California in search of gold.
|Southern part of Arizona and New Mexico purchased in 1853 to build a railroad.
|Land purchased from Mexico in the American southwest after the Mexican War.
|Religious settlers in Utah in the 1830's.