No one knew him when ran for senate, liked views during debate, would save union regardless of outcome.
Believed bank favored wealthy,Major issue during presidency was states rights, By putting into effect the Indian Removal Act, President Jackson was supporting the power of a strong federal government, wanted Native Americans to move west,common people across the country thought of him as their champion.
Almost leads a slave revolt
His decision declares the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional
Has his sewing machine improved upon by Isaac Singer
Northerner who supported south
Supported K/N act
Wrote North Star
Most outspoken black abolitionist because he had escaped to freedom and could describe firsthand the horrors of slavery because he was born to slavery
Democratic candidate for President
Defeated Lee in one of the most bloodiest battles.
Led three fateful charges at Gettysburg, lost 15,000 CSA men
Great Compromiser, Proposed Missouri compromise, Runs for President a lot,
54-40 of flight campaign
Defeats Clay in 1844
Died a martyr. He really hated people who liked slavery.
Would have agreed that the Fugitive Slave Act needed to be resisted.
led a raid on Harpers Ferry to get guns for a slave revolt
South Carolina Congressman, resigns as VP, threatens to help his state succeed, opposed to anti slavery compromise
states should have the right to own slaves
President of Bear Flag Republic (California)
American abolitionist from Jamaica,
known for his newspaper, Freedom's Journal - so he was a journalist
African American Lawyer and abolitionist
Martin Van Buren
Presidency was unpopular because of a financial panic.
The Panic of 1837 took place during presidency
nation suffered through six years of economic hardship
Led a slave revolt that killed 60 white people
1st president of Texas
led the Texan army in the battle of San Jacinto
Mexican general who was a dictator. Defeated at San Jacinto by Sam Houston.
Help found Texas after dad Moses dies.
Stonewall Jackson - Lee's right hand man - died of friendly fire
The Butcher, most successful leader of union.
William Henry Harrison
President for 30 days because died on Pneumonia
Gave a 2 hour speech - inauguration