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US History Unit 3
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How much did the Louisiana Purchase multiply the size of America by?
2x the size
What decisions needed to be made after the Louisiana Purchase was made?
How to interact with new neighbors, How to interact with Natives, How to explore it, How will it be divided (into states or one large state)
Who were America's new neighbors after the Louisiana Purchase was made?
British in North, Spanish in SW, French trappers roaming Louisiana, natives
How did John Melisa draw the new map?
To the West Coast
What was John O'Sullivan's idea?
Manifest Destiny was God's plan for Americans and it was our land to take.
How did colonists travel to west?
Turnpikes, wagon trails, canals, steam boat, railroad
How did industrialization begin to spread in South
Eli Whitney's cotton gin
What was the 3/5 compromise?
A decision counting slaves as 3/5 of a person when determining state population.
What was the Missouri Compromise?
3 parts: Maine was a free state, Missouri was a slave state, everything above 3630 latitude line would be free, everything below would be slave. This applied to ONLY the Louisiana Purchase. Later overturned by the Kansas-Nebraska Act
What was included in the Compromise of 1850?
1. no slave trade in Washington D.C.
2. California enters as a free state
3. popular sovereignty decides free or slave issues in New Mexico and Utah
4. Fugitive Slave law enacted
What was the Nebraska-Kansas Act?
Allowed Kansas and Nebraska popular sovereignty. Repealed 36' 30' line
What was the Republican Party?
political party established around an antislavery and anti-sectionalism platform in 1854
Basic Constitutional Principles
popular sovereignty, limited government, separation of powers, checks and balances, judicial review, federalism
Andrew Jackson villainous qualities
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