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Dred Scott v. Sanford
The case that ruled that slaves were property and could not sue. Slaves were not citizens
Border States of Civil War
state on the border between the North and South: Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, and Missouri
"On to Richmond"
If you take over Richmond (capital of confederacy) then the war would end. Battle cry of the northerners
Andrew Johnson as Lincoln' running mate
Spanish colony in the Pacific whom the US helped free from the Spanish, but soon after took as their own colony
cotton and cotton-growing considered, in the pre-Civil War South, as a vital commodity, the major factor not only in the economy but also in politics.
The process of breaking down the tasks involved in the production of goods or services into parts that can be done by someone without specialized training.
Process of making large quantities of a product quickly and cheaply
the nationwide economic system made possible by improvements in the transportation and communication network
editors promoted towns to attract settlers; California gold rush considered one of the most effective promotional campaigns in history
Housing built by industrialists
Children during industrialization
Constitutional protection against unlawful imprisonment
compulsory enlistment for state service, typically into the armed forces. Military draft
Movement to end slavery
A system in which power is divided between the national and state governments
Economic system in which individuals and businesses are allowed to compete for profit with a minimum of government interference
states could refuse to obey federal laws that they believe are unconstitutional
Allows the court to determine the constitutionality of laws
Rule by the people
A system in which each branch of government has its own power
Separation of Powers
an act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial powers of government in separate bodies.
This collection of essays by John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison, explained the importance of a strong central government. It was published to convince New York to ratify the Constitution.
George Washington's Farewell Address
advised the United States to stay "neutral in its relations with other nations" and to avoid "entangling alliances".
A 3-minute address by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War (November 19, 1963) at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg
an American foreign policy opposing interference in the Western hemisphere from outside powers
Locations in or around the US that we discussed
Roosevelt Foreign Policy
"Speak softly and carry a big stick"
Post of Jim Crow laws post civil war
American neutrality prior to WWI And reason for wat
Open Door Policy
A policy proposed by the US in 1899, under which ALL nations would have equal opportunities to trade in China.
US Foreign Policy
this country's actions, words, and beliefs towards other countries. Isolationism
Versailles Treaty was based on
Results of the Civil War
Lee surrenders at Appomattox Court House and South loses war
Southern economy is ruined
Northern economy becomes stronger
13 Amendment (1865)
abolished slavery, freedmen gained freedom and had to figure out how to start a new life and find their families
14 Amendment (1868)
granted citizenship to those born in the US, known as the Civil Rights Amendment because it states everyone has "equal protection under the law" & "due process," used in the Plessy v. Ferguson & Brown v Board of Ed. Court cases
15 Amendment (1870)
Right to vote
wilsions 14 points
"I took the Canal and let Congress debate"
Teddy Roosevelt Big Stick Policy; desire for faster trade route between Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
US effort to isolate it self from Europe's conflicts after WWI
Principle of popular sovereignty 1803 and 1850, what controversy begin soon
A sequence of violent events involving abolitionists and pro-Slavery elements that took place in Kansas-Nebraska Territory. The dispute further strained the relations of the North and South, making civil war imminent.
A tax on imported goods that raises the price of imports so people will buy domestic goods
Union labor and purpose
1863-1947. American businessman, founder of Ford Motor Company, father of modern assembly lines, and inventor credited with 161 patents.
Subsides does railroads and open immigration
Sectional differences developed in the US
US intervention in Latin America was motivated by
The constitution and sectional discord
Results of cotton gin
Led to the spread of the slavery-based "cotton kingdom" in the deep south.
"Great white fleet "
16 American battleships, painted white, sent around the world to display American naval power
Police men of Western Hemisphere
The rise of big business in the 1800s
Journalists who wrote overly sensational articles to sell newspapers
Compromise of 1850
(1) California admitted as free state, (2) territorial status and popular sovereignty of Utah and New Mexico, (3) resolution of Texas-New Mexico boundaries, (4) federal assumption of Texas debt, (5) slave trade abolished in DC, and (6) new fugitive slave law; advocated by Henry Clay and Stephen A. Douglas
Reconstruction, Lincoln and Johnson sought to
system in which a farmer tended a portion of a planter's land in return for a share of the crop
Name given to thousands of volunteers enlisted by the Committee on Public Information to deliver short prowar speeches at movie theaters, as part of an effort to galvanize public support for the war and suppress dissent.
Bill that would ban slavery in the territories acquired after the War with Mexico
policy of powerful countries seeking to control economic and political affairs of weaker countries
Addition to the Monroe Doctrine asserting America's right to intervene in Latin American affairs
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