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What president was popular among the "Common Man"?
Indian Removal Act
What law did Andrew Jackson sign that led to the removal and relocation of southeastern American Indians?
Trail of Tears
What was the Cherokee's tragic journey to land west of the Mississippi River called?
Worcester V. Georgia
What Supreme Court case protecting Native American rights did Andrew Jackson refuse to enforce?
What event occurred when South Carolina claimed it could cancel a federal law and secede from the Union?
Tariffs & Suffrage
What two things is the Nullification Crisis about?
What right expanded among white men during the Age of Jackson?
What system refers to Jackson's practice of rewarding his supporters with government jobs?
Before the Age of the Common Man, many states required people to own _____________.
What was going to be established by a bill that Jackson vetoed?
What term refers to America's belief that they should expand their territory west to the Pacific Ocean?
What group settled in Salt Lake City, Utah for religious freedom?
What immigrant group helped build railroads in California?
In what state was gold discovered in 1848?
Texas Annexation, Mexican War, Border Dispute
What were three causes of the Mexican - US War ?
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
What treaty ended the Mexican War?
What region of the Southwest were California, Utah, and Nevada once part of?
People who believed alcohol led to poverty and family problems were part of what movement?
What group of people did Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sojourner Truth, and the Grimke sisters think should have the right to vote?
Second Great Awakening
What religious movement contributed to the start of social reform movements in the 19th century?
Abolitionist & Slavery
Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison were called _______________ because they worked to end __________.
Leaders of the abolitionist movement held meetings, published newspapers, and petitioned the government. What part of the Bill of Rights allowed them to take those actions?
What did Horace Mann believe the state should provide in order to ensure all children had economic opportunities in the future?
Seneca Falls Convention
What meeting was organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott to discuss rights for women?
Compromise of 1850
What agreement included a fugitive slave law and allowed California to enter the Union as a free state?
What era was characterized by tensions between the North & South over slavery and states' rights?
Uncle Tom's Cabin
What anti-slavery novel increased sectional tensions before the Civil War?
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin?
Fugitive Slave Act
What law forced northerners to help capture runaway slaves?
Since they were unsafe in the northern US, to what country did many runaway slaves escape before the Civil War?
Dred Scott V. Sanford
In what court case did the Supreme Court rule that African-Americans were not citizens?
Congress & Illegal
In the Dred Scott V. Sanford decision, the court ruled that ___________ could not make slavery ___________ in the territories.
Besides canceling the Missouri Compromise, the Kansas-Nebraska Act allowed slavery to expand by allowing some territories to decided through _________________.
What was the fighting that occurred between proslavery and antislavery forces in Kansas after referred to?
What abolitionist attempted to raid an arsenal at Harper's Ferry with the intention of leading a slave revolt?
What war did the following events lead to: Compromise of 1850, Bleeding Kansas, Fugitive Slave Act, Lincoln's Election?
Confederate States of America
What country did the southern states that seceded form in 1861?
Sectionalism, slavery, states rights
What were the three main causes of the Civil War?
Who was the president of the US during the Civil War?
Who was the president of the Confederate States of America During the Civil War?
Ulysses S. Grant
Who was the General of the Union Army during the Civil War?
Robert E. Lee
Who was the General of the Confederate Army during the Civil War?
What battle marked the beginning of the Civil War?
What battle was a turning point because the losses suffered by the Confederates made them too weak to invade the North again?
What battle was a turning point because the Union was able to split the Confederacy in two and control the Mississippi River?
What Maryland battle was a Union victory and became the bloodiest day in military history.
Where did General Lee surrender to General Grant, ending the Civil War?
First Inaugural Address
In what speech did Abraham Lincoln say that he believed the Constitution did not allow states to secede from the Union?
In Jefferson Davis's Inaugural Address, what did he say a state had the constitutional right to do?
In what speech did Abraham Lincoln say that the Civil War was a test of whether a democratic country based on liberty and equality could survive?
unite & Emancipation Proclamation
In the beginning of the Civil War, the purpose of the war was to _____________ the North & South. After the __________ was issued, one purpose of the war was to free the slaves in the Confederacy.
Which side in the Civil War had an economy based on industry, factories and wage labor?
Which side in the Civil War was at a disadvantage because it had a smaller population, few railroads, and few factories?
What constitutional amendment abolished slavery in the US?
What constitutional amendment gave African-American males voting rights?
What constitutional amendment gave African-Americans equal citizenship rights?
What time period following Civil War was characterized by rebuilding the South and re-admitting southern states into the Union?
What section of the country suffered the most property damage and financial problems after the Civil War
What law was supported by Radical Republicans in Congress and required southern states to ratify the 14th amendment and re-write their constitutions?
Hiram Rhodes Revel
Who was the first African-American senator?
Sharecroppers often lived in poverty and could not get out of their contracts with the plantation owners because they were in _________.
What laws restricted the rights of former slaves in the South during Reconstruction?
What were the Congressmen who wanted to make it more difficult for the southern states to rejoin the Union called?
What law encouraged the settlement of the west by giving away 150 acres of farmland in the Great Plains?
What law broke up tribal lands and re-distributed the land to Native Americans and white settlers?
What law set up Land Grants for Colleges that would teach agriculture and mechanical skills?
What violent group was formed during Reconstruction to prevent former slaves from exercising their new rights?
Name: 13 Colonies
From: Great Britain
Name: Northwest Territory
From: Great Britain
Name: Texas Annexation
From: Republic of Texas
Name: Oregon Territory
From: Great Britain
Name: Mexican Cession
Name: Gasden Purchase
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