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pre war

mason dixon line


first recognized north south border

mason dixon line

when was the amistad


frederick douglas

escaped slave who traveled to different countries giving speeches

sojourner truth

escaped slave who dedicated her life to anti slavery and womens rights

manifest destiny

americas destiny for westward expansion

war with mexico years

1846 1848

president polk wanted to allow

texas to become a state but the us and mexico disagreed on the border

15 million

how much money we paid for the southwest territory


how muchmoney we pid for the tips of arizona and new mexico

upper southe states

maryland, virginia, tennessee, and north carolina

deepsouth states

georgia, south carolina, alabama, mississippi, louisiana, florida, arkansas, texas

upper south

produced more products like tobacco and hemp as well as cotton

deep south

focused solely on cotton


money to invest in a buisness

reasons why there was little industry in the south

they had alll their money invested in slaves, they were unwilling to do this, most of them were slaves with no money

the three largest cities

baltimore,charlestown,and neworleans

transportation systems of the south

natural waterways, railroad systems

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