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Panic of 1837 a financial crisis in the United States
2nd Great Awakening was a Protestant revival movement during the early 19th century in the United States
Transcendentalism idealistic philosophical and social movement that developed in New England around 1836 in reaction to rationalism.
Henry David Thoreua an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist.
Seneca Fall Convection the first women's rights convention.
Abolitionists a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution
Horace Mann An American politician
Utopian Communities to create an ideal society, and imagined societies portrayed in fiction.
Mormons a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Manifest Destiny 19th-century doctrine or belief that the expansion of the US throughout the American continents
James K Polk the 11th President of the United States. Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
The Alamo a place in Texas where there was a battle between a small group of U.S. soldiers and a large Mexican army
Texas the battle of Gonzales in October 1835 and ended with the battle of San Jacinto, Texas on April 21, 1836
Mexican American War A war fought between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848.
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo officially entitled the Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits and Settlement between the United States of America and the Mexican Republic, is the peace treaty signed on February 2, 1848
Oregon Trail a 2,200-mile historic east-west large wheeled wagon route and emigrant trail that connected the Missouri River to valleys in Oregon.
Gadsden Purchase a 29,640-square-mile region of present-day southern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico that was purchased by the United States in a treaty signed on December 30, 1853
Wilmot Proviso the major events leading to the American Civil War
California Gold Rush gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California.
San Francisco the California Gold Rush in San Francisco
Compromise of 1850 A set of laws, passed in the midst of fierce wrangling between groups favoring slavery and groups opposing it
Fugitive Slave Act
Underground Railroad
Uncles Tom's Cabin
Kansas Nebraska Act
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