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Vocab 4 US History

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people are often persons living in urban areas, away from their ancestral tribal group(s), often for generations. Tecumseh knew that the fate of the native peoples depended on their being unified
➢He hoped to create a single Indian nation (Pan- Indian), powerful enough, - with British assistance - to fend off further American expansion
Southerners and Westerners who were eager for war with Britain. They had a strong sense of nationalism, and they wanted to takeover British land in North America and expand.
In the Congress that assembled in late 1811, new young representatives from southern and western districts call for war to defend "national honor" and rid the Northwest of the "Indian problem"
➢Among the "war hawks" were Henry Clay of Kentucky and John C. Calhoun of South Carolina
➢Clay, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, boasted that the Kentucky militia alone could defeat Canada
➢His bravado inspired others
Nativism. As immigration from Europe increased in the early 1800s, citizens who had been born in the United States began to feel resentment at the new arrivals. Those opposed to immigrants became known as nativists. ... Nativists battled Irish immigrants, and two Catholic churches and a Catholic school were burned by mobs.