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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
Growth of the United States
Terms in this set (33)
included provisions for territorial growth and the admission of new states
Northwest Ordinance of 1787 is significant because
the Northwest Ordinance
What legislation established the procedures for the orderly expansion of the United States?
One of the most important legacies of the Northwest Ordinance was that it prevented the expansion of ______ north of the Ohio River in the new territories
Settlers in Texas fought a war for independence against
Who was responsible for adding the Louisiana Territory to the United States?
gather information about natural resources west of the Mississippi
A major goal of the Lewis and Clark expedition was to
making the Louisiana Purchase
What was the major accomplishment of the Jefferson administration
greatly increased the size of the United States
The Louisiana Purchase is significant because it
a return to prewar boundaries between the United States and British territories
The War of 1812 ended with
continued British harassment
The United States declared war on Britain because of
helping to expand commerce to the country's interior
The Erie Canal effected American expansionism by
The Erie Canal had the biggest effect on which city?
the nation's foreign policy was becoming more aggressive and stronger
What did the Monroe Doctrine prove about the United States?
a warning to other countries
The Monroe Doctrine was what?
Europe must not try to control any nation in the Western hemisphere
What did the Monroe Doctrine stated that....
Who was the famous inventor of the cotton gin?
the growth of cities
What was a result of industrialization?
to settle the United States from the Atlantic to Pacific Oceans
What was a concept of Manifest Destiny?
statement of demands called a Declaration of Sentiments
Elizabeth Cady Stanton presented what at the Seneca Falls Convention?
the first women's rights convention in American history
Why was the Seneca Falls Convention important?
States replaced property ownership with paying taxes as the main requirement to vote
What caused the expansion of suffrage in the United States?
Andrew Jackson found his greatest supporters
Jefferson's ideal of limited government
Jackson and his fellow Democrats tried to be true to
a typical slave owner might have described his slaves as
William Lloyd Garrison
the escaped slave who started an abolitionist newspaper was
prohibited slavery in most of the former Louisiana Territory except for Missouri
How did the Missouri Compromise deal with the issue of slavery
God was on the side of the American expansion
Manifest Destiny advanced the belief that
Which reform movement caused the greatest tension between the North and the South
to train the young to be informed, responsible citizens
What was the main goal of public education reformers?
southern opposition to tariffs
The Nullification Crisis of 1832 centered around
the US won and gained the southwest territory known as the Mexican Cession, which contained valuable resources
How did the Mexican-American War affect the United States
elect female representatives to Congress
The women's rights movement did NOT want to
the conflict of states rights
The Nullification Crisis is an example of
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