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The majority of the white families in the antebellum south owned how many slaves
Thomas paine argued that all government officials should derive their powers from the?
The navigation acts were part of the british policy known as?
The battle of saratoga was a key victory for the Americans because it?
Brought the colonist needed aid and formal alliance with France
The two terms of james monroe, as well as Jefferson and madisons presidencies are called this politically because of their lack of political opposition during the time period
The era of good feelings
The settlers in a given territory have the sole right to decide whether or ot slavery will be permitted there. This idea was known as?
who wrote the duty on civil disobedience as a response against the mexican-american war?
henry david thoreau
the political action did all of the following
provided for a trade off
also prohibited slavery
this had the greatest impact on the institution of slavery in the united states in the first quarter of the nineteenth century
the cotton gin
what constitutional principle was reinforced by the dred scott decision?
national legislation could not limit the spread of slavery in the territories
what book, wirtten by harrier beecher stowe, was based on the life of fugitive slave josiah henson?
uncle toms cabin
this raid in west virginia led by this man in 1859, stoked southern fears of abolitionists and northerners
harpers ferry & capt john brown
she was an escaped slave that was part of the underground railroad that helped hundreds of slaves escape to the north?
one argument against annexing texas to the untied states was that the annexation more than likely will cause this?
annexation of texas means more pro slavery southern power
the practice of giving a political office to someone based on loyalty to the party is called?
the spoils system
what was the position on slavery of most northerners during the sectional crises of the 1850s
they were willing to accept slavery where it existed but opposed further expansion
in the painting above, liberty displaying the arts and sciences, samuel jennings paints an allegory for what idea?
the first law ever passed by parliament for raising tax revenues in the colonies for the crown was the?
the sugar act
as a result of this event, planters began to look for less troublesome laborers?
the "declaration of sentiments and resolutions" issued by the seneca falls convention demanded more right for whom?
the supreme courts decision in the dred scott case in 1857 effectively repealed what
jackson's battle over the second bank of the united states actually helped there types of banks to which jackson had federal funds transferred
pet banks or state and local
throughout the first half of the 19th century, other than suffrage, women reformers were most active in the cause of what reform?
this act wanted to specifically prohibit slavery in the territory gained by the mexican-american war
this state gained it's "nickname" because of violent sporadic warfare that would break out between settlers over the slavery issue. what was that name given to this new state?
what brought a flood of people to california in the late
california gold rush
he published an abolitionist newspaper called the liberator
this rebellion caused the south to start to panic thinking that they might be killed in their beds while they slept
what indian tribe significantly resisted the force removal west, by filing a lawsuit against the united states government
the nullification crisis started in which state?
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