market economy: an economy that relies chiefly on market forces to allocate goods and resources and to determine prices
territory in the western United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million; extends from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada
love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it; "they rode the same wave of popular patriotism"; "British nationalism was in the air and patriotic sentiments ran high". Having pride for your own country.
a United States policy that was introduced on December 2, 1823, which stated that further efforts by European countries to colonize land or interfere with states in the Americas would be viewed by the United States of America as acts of aggression requiring US intervention ... Stated that the United States would not allow any European countries to try to retake or settle new colonies in Latin America.
Trail of Tears
the relocation and movement of Native Americans, including many members of the Cherokee, Creek, Seminole, and Choctaw nations among others in the United States, from their homelands to Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma) in the Western United States.
an informal network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th century Black slaves in the United States to escape to free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists who were sympathetic to their cause.
was born into slavery and is best known for his role in bringing the harsh realities of slavery to the attention of white Americans, at the same time being a living example of the fallacy of claims
Seneca falls Convention
an early and influential women's rights convention held in Seneca Falls, New York over two days, July 19-20, 1848.
an American abolitionist and author. Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) depicted life for African-Americans under slavery; it reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential in the U.S. and Britain and made the political
a political party in Guam affiliated with the United States Republican Party.
a slave in the United States who sued unsuccessfully in St. Louis, Missouri for his freedom in the infamous Dred Scott v. Sandford case of 1857.
Stated that Missouri could come into the union as a slave state and Maine would come in as a free state. It also forbid any states north of 36 30' to be slave state.
Is the year The constitution was ratified.
The first president of the United States, he was also the commander of the continental Army.
Bill of Right
The first ten amendments to The Constitution.
The third president of the United States; he is also the main author of the Declaration Of Independence and in 1803, he acquired the Louisiana Purchase from France.
The War of 1812
between the US and Britian. The US wins and gains a stronger control of the NW territory with the British gone.
Manufacturing, Industrial, Most state abolished slavery, and working class
Agriculture, cotton kingdom, for slavery, and more wealth.
used to help slaves from the South reach freedom in the North.
One of the most famous "conductors," freeing more than 300 slaves.
An escaped slave that help petition for abolition of slavery.
Susan .B. Anthony
One of the most famous women that fought for women's rights. She was successful is attaining the right for married women to own property.
The idea that God intends for America to extend itself to the Pacific Ocean.
After the US victory in The Mexican War, by Henry Clay allowed California to be a free state and allow New Mexico and Utah territories to vote on slavery.
Kansas - Nebraska Act
Popular Sovereignty to determine slavery in Kansas and Nebraska. It led to rigged elections and violence between the two sides.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin, a book that portrays the lives of slaves in an attempt to get support in the North.
Dred Scott Sup ct. decison
Ruled that blacks could never be citizens in America and therefore could not sue in the court of law. It also overturned the Missouri Compromise, stating that the government has no right to deny slave ownership.
Elected in 1860. Following his victory the southern states seceded and formed The Confederate States of America.