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US History Unit 2


Jeffersonian Republican Believe people control the government. Simple government is best suited the needs of the people
Henry Clay "the Great Compromiser" because of his ability to get opposing sides to agree; Missouri Compromise; speaker of House from Kentucky, Secretary of State in Adams' administration after the 1824 election; created American System; Compromise of 1850
Dred Scott Missouri slave who sued for his freedom, claiming that his living in Illinois and Wisconsin (free states) made him free. Supreme Court decided he could not sue in federal court because he was property, not a citizen
Jefferson Davis American statesman and politician who served as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history from 1861 - 1865
Andrew Johnson became president when Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in 1865. Continued Lincolns plan with one change to try and break the planters’ power. Shocked everyone when he vetoed both the Freedman’s Bureau Act and Civil Rights Act.
Robert E Lee One of the most brilliant military commanders of all time. He was the most famous generals of the Civil War. (Southern
Ulysses S Grant an American general the 18th President of the United States from 1869 - 1877. He achieved international fame as the leading Union general in the American Civil War.
Lincoln In the Gettysburg Address, he asserts the war is a test of the ideals for which the colonials fought in 1776. In attempt to give direction to his divided country, HE urged Americans to devote themselves to preserve freedom for all Americans
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