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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
developing a national identity
Terms in this set (12)
president James Monroe's statement forbidding further colonization in the Americas and declaring that any attempt by a foreign country to colonize would be an act of hostility.
a sense of pride and devotion to a nation
a devotion to the interests of one geographic region over the interests of the country as a whole
an agreement proposed by Henry Clay that allowed Missouri to enter the Union as a slave state and Main to enter as a free state and outlawed slavery in any territories or states north of 36 30 latitude.
seconf great awakening
a period of religious evangelismthat began in the 1790's and became widespread in the United States by the 1830's.
Seneca Falls Convention
the first national women's rights convention at which the Declaration of Sentiments was written.
a network of people who helped thousands of enslaved people escape to the north by providing transportation and hiding places.
American Abolitionist and writer, he escaped slavery and became a leading African American spokesman and writer. Also wrote an autobiography.
a belief shared by many Americans in the mid-1800's that the united States should expland across the continent to the Pacific Ocean.
that mass migration of miners and business people to California when gold was discovered there.
Spanish mission to San Antonio, Texas that was the site of a famous battle of the texas Revolution in 1836.
war between the United States and Mexico in which the United States gained 50,000 square miles of land in the US including New Mexico and California.
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