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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
8th Grade- Chapter 8: A Growing United States Grows Less United
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the British strategy in the early 1800s of kidnapping American sailors and pressing them into service for the British navy.
a government order that limits trade in some way.
Indian Removal Act
a law, passed by Congress in 1830, that called for all Native Americans to be moved to the western territories.
the idea that the United State had been "chosen" to control all the land between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
the $100 billion 1853 purchase by the United States of southwestern lands from Mexico
the movement to do away with slavery.
The Underground Railroad
the informal system of routes and safe houses that helped slaves, mainly from the border states, escape to the North.
an 1820 agreement that brought Missouri into the Union as a slave state and Maine as a free state and allowed slavery south of a line drawn westward from the souther border of Missouri and forbade slavery north of the line.
a tariff that added a tax to manufactured goods imported from other countries; this would encourage Americans to buy goods made in the US.
the idea of voiding and not following national rules within a state.
to withdraw from the Union.
the belief that the national government had the right to keep slavery from spreading into new territories.
The Compromise of 1850
an agreement that allowed California to enter the Union as a free state, instituted a stronger fugitive slave law, and ended slave trading in the District of Columbia but allowed DC residents to keep the slaves they already had.
legislation of 1854 to organize new territories of Kansas and Nebraska, with popular sovereignty available in the territories.
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