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hst 111wi Final
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Election of 1824 (Corrupt Bargain)
No one won a majority of electoral votes
- so the House of Representatives had to decide among John Adams, Andrew Jackson, and Henry Clay.
-Clay dropped out and urged his supporters in the House to throw their votes behind Adams. Jackson and his followers were furious and accused Adams and Clay of a "corrupt bargain."
-factions of Andrew Jacksons later became democratic party
-Factions of John Adams became national republican party and later the whig party.
Notable for being the only time since the passage of the 12th amendment the president was decided by the house of representatives
The Cherokee Nation
Lowell Mill Girls
The "Mill Girls" were workers who came to work in industrial corporations in Lowell, Massachusetts, during the Industrial Revolution in the United States.
Protested low wages in 1834 and 1836, both strikes got shut down fast and lowell was working full capacity again within weeks
in 1840 formed first union called Lowell Female Labor Reform Association to press for reducing the workday to 10 hours.
Hugh Auld's wife. Sophia was a working woman before marrying Hugh, and she had never owned slaves. The corruption of owning a slave transforms Sophia from a sympathetic, kind woman into a vengeful monster. Douglass uses the instance of Sophia's transformation from kind to cruel as a message about the negative effects of slavery on slaveholders.
Report on Manufactures
A proposal written in 1791 by Hamilton promoting protectionism in trade by adding tariffs to imported goods in order to protect American industry Though congress did not do anything with it, the report later influenced later industrial policies.
19th century- An example of slave folklore; these stories glorified the weak hare who outwitted stronger foes like the bear and fox, rather than challenging them directly
A canal between the New York cities of Albany and Buffalo, completed in 1825. The canal, considered a marvel of the modern world at the time, allowed western farmers to ship surplus crops to sell in the North and allowed northern manufacturers to ship finished goods to sell in the West.
Impacted native Americans negatively because it forced them to move into reservations
Haitian Revolution (1791-1804)
Slave revolt began in 1791
a. slaves burned down the sugar cane plantations
a.Haiti becomes an independent black republic and abolishes slavery.
b. Inspires further slave revolts.
c. Haiti is forced to pay reparations for the plantations and slaves to France. Debt totals 20 billion US dollars
American Colonization Society
started in 1817 Reflecting the focus of early abolitionists on transporting freed blacks back to Africa, the organization established Liberia in 1847, a West-African settlement intended as a haven for emancipated slaves.
Led to the settlement of approximately 30k africans
an agreement in 1820 between pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States concerning the extension of slavery into new territories. Maine was granted a free state and missouri a slave state keeping a balance between free and slave states
-1854-1861 A sequence of violent events involving abolitionists and pro-Slavery elements that took place in Kansas-Nebraska Territory.
-Pro-Slavery poured into kansas to establish the territory as a slave state
-The dispute further strained the relations of the North and South, making civil war imminent.
-led to establishment of the republican party
1813-1897 Also known as Linda Brent. Was an escaped slave who became an abolitionist.
Her Incident's in the Life of Slave Girl highlight the sexual exploitation inherent in slavery.
One of the first books to address the struggle for freedom by female slaves, explore their struggles with sexual harrassment and abuse
Robert E. Lee
Confederate general from 1862-1865 who had opposed secession but did not believe the Union should be held together by force. Assumed commander of northern virginia
Abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1858)
John C. Calhoun
(1830s-40s) Leader of the Fugitive Slave Law, which forced the cooperation of Northern states in returning escaped slaves to the south. He also argued on the floor of the senate that slavery was needed in the south. He argued on the grounds that society is supposed to have an upper ruling class that enjoys the profit of a working lower class.
A moderate, who introduced the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854 and popularized the idea of popular sovereignty.
Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
Panic of 1837
Continued Jackson's policy of Indian Removal
Specie Circular—hard currency
Opposed annexation of Texas
"What to the Slave is the 4th of July," Frederick Douglass
"What to a Slave is the 4th of July": Speech delivered by Frederick Douglass in 1852. His most famous speech, read to around 600 people at the Ladies Anti-Slavery Society. The speech was delivered on July 5th and he refused to celebrate USA's independence until all slaves were emancipated.
1836- A notorious slave "breaker" and Douglass's keeper for one year. Slave owners send their unruly slaves to him, who works and punishes them (thus getting free labor to cultivate his rented land) and returns them trained and docile. His tactics as a slaveholder are both cruel and sneaky. He is deliberately deceptive and devious when interacting with his slaves, creating an atmosphere of constant surveillance and fear.
Was a turning point for douglass because Covey tried to whip Douglass but he refused and ended up battling it out resulting in a draw
Mud Sill Speech
Delivered by James Henry Hammond 1858, the mudsill theory stated that there must always be a lowest class to keep the other social classes reigning. In order to keep all classes of white men equal, even the white working men, slavery was a necessity to maintain societal power of the white man.
James K. Polk (1845-1849)
Walker Tariff bill lowered rates
Independent Treasury 1846
Annexation of Texas
Gold in California
Oregon "54°40' or Fight." -secured to 49th
Mexican American War -see war chart
Treaty of New Grenada (trading in Panama)
First Seminole War (1817-1818)
conflict that occured between U.S. and Seminole; Seminole were crossing Georgia border to raid towns and harbored runaway slaves; Jackson seized all Spanish forts in East Florida; very controversial act by Jackson
the belief that government should be based on the consent of the people
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