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In the video, professor Andrew Cayton observes that, in American history, the period from 1800 to 1850 has unfinished quality to it because many young people living then had choices and opportunities
According to Thomas Jefferson, the source of true freedom in America was the virtuous, independent farmer who owned and worked as land for both himself and for the market
Events in the Louisiana Territory in 1802 alerted the United States to a potential National Security problem as Spain had turned over the territory to France, then under the rule of a powerful expansionist Napoleon Bonaparte
the purpose of the Lewis and Clark expedition included all of the following objectives except legitimizing a United States claim to California
impressment, one of the key issues that led the United States into war with England 1812, was the practice of the British navy stopping U.S. ships to search for deserters from the royal navy and sometimes removing U.S. citizens from the ships along was supposed deserters
The treaty of Ghent ending the war the of 1812 actually settled few of the issues that had led to war
A woman in the early republic who owned and conveyed property, made contracts, and initiated lawsuits probably was single
As part of the Missouri compromise, a line was drawn to separate free and slave territory
In 1823, President James Monroe issued what became known as the Monroe doctrine, a statement that Americas as are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European Power
The market revolution experienced by Americans after the war of 1812 brought increasing numbers of people out of fold patterns of rural Self sufficiency into the wider realm of national market for relations
The 1824 Supreme Court decision and gibbon v Ogden opened in the avenues of economic expansion by declaring that navigation on Rivers traversing more than one state came under the jurisdiction of the Federal gov’t and that state graded transportation monopolies on such Rivers were invalid
In the video, Professor Thomas Dublin and expresses the view that women workers on land that they could publicly protest ill treatment
Employees of early textile mills and New England were mainly young women seeking a new degree of autonomy in their lives that was difficult to achieve by remaining on the family farm
Beginning around 1840, one of the factors fueled economic growth in the United States was Americans moving from farms to cities, where they found jobs working in factories
Agricultural productivity in the north and west increase significantly in the late 1830s because of john deere’s steel plow
The invention of the telegraph was a unifying force for the on the United States
Proponents of the free-labor system touted in the north and west in the 1840s and 1850s claimed that the system made it possible for hired laborers to become independent landowners
The changing market and economic conditions in the early 19th century caused more people to take a greater interest in politics
John Quincy Adams was a one term present primarily because he had not developed a political savvy necessary to survive in america’s rough and tumble world of electoral politics
In the video, Professor Harry Watson observes that Andrew Jackson’s presidential victory in 1828 helped create a dualism in American political culture between the elite and the common people
In jacksonian America, the Federal government’s Indian policy viewed native Americans as people who should move out of the path of white settlement
In the video, professor theda perdue observes that Indian removal was another step toward making the United States a white man’s country
The most compelling underlying reason why South Carolina argued for nullification in 1828 was the growing fair among some south Carolinians that Congress was attracting ever larger numbers of northern representatives increasingly hostile to the institution of slavery
For President Jackson, the bank of the United States represented an elite threat to people’s liberty
Between 1828 and 1836 the second American party system took shape; it reestablished a fully functioning, national, two party political system with the appearance of the whig and democratic parties
The cultivation of cotton was well suited to the south because of the south’s climate and geography
The growth in the southern slave population between 1790 and 1860 occurred primarily because of natural reproduction
Antebellum southern whites of all classes were unanimous in their commitment to white supremacy
As late as 1850, there was no public school system in the south because legislators failed to provide essential services, and planters saw no need to educate their workforce
African American Christianity, the form of religion created by slaves themselves was an interpretation of the Christian message to emphasize justice and salvation to all
Slaves ran away for all of the following reasons except realistic chances of making it out of the south
The antebellum south’s elite class protected slavery by providing for growth and trade goods
After 1815, the idea of separate spheres with separate duties for men and women were strengthened by the fact that work was nearly disconnected from the home and evaluated by the amount of cash it generated
The second great awakening brought forth an outpouring of evangelical religious fervor that offered salvation to anyone willing to eradicate individual sin and accept faith in god’s grace
In the video, professor john Butler observes that part of Joseph Smith’s success in establishing the Mormon the movement stemmed from his ability to cut through some of the religious confusion of the era
Alcohol consumption in jacksonian America was widespread, rising, and often tended toward abusive amounts
Within the antislavery movement, what made immediate emancipation so radical was that it accepted African Americans as fully equal humans
This Seneca falls convention of 1848 advocated women’s rights and suffrage
The social reform movements of the 1830s through the 1850s teach us that to bring about social change in America are you must do all of the following except engage in violence if
In 1845, New York journalist and expansionist John L. O’Sullivan coined the term manifest destiny which meant Americans had the god given right to expand their superior civilization across the country
In the video, historian Chet Orloff observes that the Oregon Trail experience reinforced the idea of moving west to start over again
How was President Polk able to add Oregon to U.S. Holdings he a renewed an old offer to divide Oregon along the 49th parallel, and the British accepted
The 1829, Mexico issued an emancipation proclamation in Texas because it hoped to discourage any further American settlers from coming to the area
Just prior to James K. Polk taking office and 1845, President Tyler was successful in obtaining the annexation of Texas by passage of a joint resolution of Congress, admitting Texas as the 15th slave state
in the video, Professor Robert johannsen points out that one reason American military efforts in the U.S. Mexican war had support at home was because most Americans saw the war as a fight between a Republic and a dictatorship
The Mexican war ended with the 1840 a treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which stipulated that Mexico gave up claims to Texas and ceded the provinces of New Mexico and California to the United States
In the video, professor Eric foner observes that, during the 1840s, the abolition of women’s and movements were demanding that freedom be a universal entitlement
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