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VA US History SOL 6 & 7
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Laws enacted in 1820 to maintain balance of power between slave and free states
Compromise of 1850
California entered the union as a free state
Kansas Nebraska Act
a law that allowed voters in Kansas and Nebraska to choose whether to allow slavery
Jacksonian Democracy is named as such because it benefited this group
7th President and president of the common man
rewarding people with government jobs on the basis of their political support
Seneca Falls Declaration
Women Organizing for the right to vote.
Susan B Anthony
key spokesperson for the 19th century women's suffrage movement
United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia
The political party that became Republicans
War of 1812
war between U.S. and Britain
Lewis and CLark
explored the Louisiana Purchase
Native American woman who helped Lewis and Clark as a guide and interpreter
territory in western United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million
American policy of discouraging European intervention in the Western Hemisphere
1800s belief that Americans had the right to spread across the continent.
Invented the cotton gin
US vs. Mexico; US gained California, Arizona, N. Mexico
Tariff stance of the North
Tariff stance of the South
not in favor
political party of Thomas Jefferson
political party of Alexander Hamilton
Trail of Tears
the trek of Native Americans, particularly the Cherokee, to Indian Territory
an old mission in San Antonio occupied by Texan revolutionary forces in 1836
The 1845 incorporation of the Republic of Texas into the United States of America.
Dred Scott Decision
A MISSOURI SLAVE SUED for his freedom, claiming that his four year stay in the northern portion of the Louisiana Territory made free land by the Missouri Compromise had made him a free man. The U.S, Supreme Court decided he couldn't sue in federal court because he was PROPERTY, NOT A CITIZEN.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin.
President elected in 1860. Promised slavery could stay where it was already at.
Opening confrontation of the Civil War.
Following the Battle of ANTIETAM, Abraham Lincoln declared INFORMALLY that all slaves in the confederate states would be free.
Turning Point of the Civil War
Speech that talked about preserving the Union; "of the people, by the people, and for the people"
Site of Lee's Surrender to Grant
President of the United States during the Civil War.
President of the Confederate States of America
Ulysses S. Grant
UNION GENERAL who had many victories over the Confederacy. Latter BECOMES PRESIDENT
Robert E. Lee
CONFEDERATE GENERAL He opposed secession and urged Southerners to unite as Americans again. SERVED AS PRESIDENT of WASHINGTON COLLEGE, later to be known as Washington and Lee University.
Former enslaved AFRICAN AMERICAN who become a PREDOMINATE ABOLITIONIST and urged the recruitment of former enslaved African Americans to fight in Union army. Severed as AMBASSADOR TO HAITI.
LINCOLN'S PLAN to quickly RESTORE the UNION.
BELIEVED THE SOUTH SHOULD NOT BE PUNISHED; "with malice towards none, with charity for all...to bind the nation's wounds..."
GROUP THAT INFLUENCED RECONSTRUCTION following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln
AMENDMENT ABOLISHED SLAVERY permanently in the United States.
AMENDMENT prohibited STATES from DENYING EQUAL RIGHTS under the law to any American
AMENDMENT guaranteed VOTING RIGHTS for ALL MEN regardless of "race, color, or previous condition of servitude."
President following Lincoln. FIRST PRESIDENT IMPEACHED.
To BRING CHARGES AGAINST a public official
AREA left devastated and DESTROYED after the Civil War. Money was worthless, Cities lay in ruins, and labor source was gone.
AREA emerged with STRONG AND GROWING INDUSTRIAL ECONOMY after the Civil War.
Technology Intensified westward movement of settlers into the states between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean.
Compromise of 1877
RECONSTRUCTION ENDED following the presidential election of 1876. With Southern Democrats vote the Republicans agreed to end military occupation of the South.
Rutherford B. Hayes
Winner of Election of 1876.
Limited rights of blacks. Literacy tests, grandfather clauses and poll taxes limited black voting rights.
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