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Most of the institutions of higher learning founded in the 1830s were attached to a
The Declaration of Sentiments of the Senca Falls Convention said that
all men and women are created equal
The American Temperance Union lost most of its members in 1836 when it called for ____ from all alcoholic beverages
Ralph Waldo EEmersoon
was a close friend of Henry Thoreau
authored the essay Self-Reliance
was a leading Transcendentalist
Harpers magazine, Niles Weekly Register, and North American Review were all leading ___ that came out in the pre-civil war period
Most of the utopian communities of the early 19th century quickly became
failures (throughout history socialism has failed EVERY time)
The US military academy, US naval academy, and university of VA were all founded between
1800 and 1850
The Creole Incident invloved the British freeing American Slaves after they had
mutinied and escaped
By the 1830s there was so much commercial activity between Mexico and St. Louis that the Mexico silver peso had become the primary medium for exchange in
Mexico General Santa Anna was captured but won his freedom by agreeing to _____ for Texas
With the onset of the California gold rush in 1849, Plain Indians led by the Cheyenne, seized the opportunity to supply __ to the white pioneers
buffalo meat and skins
Future President James Buchannan, head of the Pennsylvania Democrats, declared that Martin Van Buren's stance against annexing Texas would cost him his party's
President Polk's grand strategy concerning General Zachary Taylor's men in Mexico was flawed because it wrongfully assumed that Taylor's men could live off the __ and would not need resupply
In the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo:
Mexico gave up all its claims to Texas
Mexico ceded California to the US
The US agreed to pay Mexico 15 million dollars
The Mexican War
was America's first successful offensive war
completed what is now the continental US through the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
lasted less than 2 years
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