Between the mid-1840s and the mid-1850s, the American economy
Unprecedented growth, major growth, all-time high
"Young America" & William Walker ______
The young American movement, invade Nicaragua to spread democracy
Stephen Douglas staunchly belief ----- slavery question in the territories of Kansas & Nebraska
A major cause of the disorder in Kansas was the
People coming in from outside the territory, anti and pro slavery forces
In May 1856, ________ slaughtered five unarmed, pro-slavery settlers at Pottawatomie Creek in "bleeding Kansas."
Senator ________ was beaten unconscious by a member of the House of Representatives after he gave his "The Crime Against Kansas" speech.
The Supreme Court ruled the Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional in the ________ decision.
The Lecompton constitution +President Buchanan +problems with ally
Breakdown between Buchanan and Stephen Douglas
After secession began in 1860, the proposed constitutional amendment which would have guaranteed the future existence of slavery south of the old Missouri Compromise line was the
After the Union was defeated at Bull Run, Lincoln chose ________ to command the Union forces.
The North came to the brink of war with ________, when that nation built powerful cruisers and ironclad "rams" for the Confederate Navy
The early confidence of both sides was shocked by the staggering casualties sustained in 1862 at
In summer 1863, Lee launched his last assault into the North and was defeated in the battle of ________, which probably decided the fate of the Union.
Grant's victory at ________ led to Lincoln's giving him command of all troops west of the Appalachians.
After the South seceded, Congress passed several measures previously blocked by southern opposition, including the ________ Act.
On April 9, 1865, Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to Ulysses S. Grant at
Appomattox Court House
President Lincoln's proposed plan for reconstructing the Union
10% plan, didn't want to punish the south
The measures restricting former slaves to working in farming and domestic service were the
In April, 1866, for the first time in American history, a major piece of legislation became law over the veto of a president. It was the
Civil rights act
President Andrew Johnson-----tsk tsk
Impeach by Radical Republicans in congress (disobeyed tenure of office act)
As a result of black demands for economic independence and the shortage of capital, the South developed the agricultural system known as
Sharecropping, crop lien