MAny settlers refused Mexican laws, Texans declared independance
What were two reasons why Mexico invaded Texas with 4,000 men?
Where did 187 Texans fight to the death to delay Santa Anna's army from marching across Texas?
Ran for Congress, but then fled to Texas when defeated by Andrew Jackson
Who was Davey Crockett?
Wife cheated on him, commanded army
proclaimed best knife fighter
Where did Sam Houston and the Texans defeat Santa Anna
What does annex mean?
Treaty of Hidalgo
What treaty ended Mexican American war?
U.S got 500,000 acres of land and we gave Mexico 18 million
What were two results of Mexican American War?
HArriett Beecher Stowe
Who was paid to write abotu slavery, and wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin?
William Lloyd Carrison
Who was the editor of The Liberator and inspired Fredrick DOuglas?
What is the belief that states interests should take precedence over National Government
What is the belief that your country is better than others?
Belief that state can null or void any Congress Law
What is nullification?
What does Secession mean?
What was Northern economy based on?
What was Southern economy on?
Wanted Kansas to be a slave state
What did bush wackers, or Pro Slavers want?
Tried to force others to vote to make Kansas a free state
Free soilers, or Red legs wanted what?
The supreme court case that stated a slave could not sue, and congress couldn't stop slavery in any new state
What was the Dred Scott Decision?
In the Missouri Compromise, witch state became a slave state?
In the Missouri Compromise, witch state became a free state?
What state did the North get in the Compromise of 1850?
New mexico and Utah could pick to be a free or slave state, Washington DC could keep slaves, any slave that ran away to free state could be cauht and brought back
What did the South get in the Compromise f 1850?
Created two states that could decide if slave or free state
What did the Kansas-Nebraska Act do?
Killed 60 whites, slave in Virginia who believed he could free slaves
Who was Nat Turner?
Believed god didn't want slaves, tried to start slave riot, went to Virginia to hide and plan
Who was John Brown
slave must not read or write, slaves could not travel without a pass, Slaves can not work on a Sunday, Blacks would not testify in court, slave children are property of master
Name some of the slave codes:
Who was Crawford Long?
Southerners thought they had no power, they all voted against Lincoln, yet he still won
Why was the election of 1860 proof that the South needed to break away from the U.S?
Who was the president of the Sonfederate States of America?
Who was the Vice President of the Confederate States of America?
What was the first state capitol of the Confederate States of America?