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Unit 3 Study Guide pp#1-3
Terms in this set (21)
What were the geographic advantages of each of the three regions?
-South has cash crops
-North has harbors/ rivers
-West has fertile lands and minerals
Who provided most of the manual labor in each of the region?
Many immigrants entered the US from which countries?
Ireland and Germany
existing before a pre-existing war
a person who favors the abolition of a practice
What region provides public education? Why? Describe attitude towards other regions.
North to take in immigrants. The south did not value education
Why did the South and west oppose a national bank?
Opposed the bank because they feared it gave too much power to northerners
Who supported the protective tariff and why?
Northerners, because it protected young industries
Who opposed the protective tariff and why?
Southerners, because it raised prices
What was the american system? Who proposed this idea? What did it mean for the north? The south? west?
Alliance between NORTH and WEST exchanging support for the tariff for internal improvements in the west. Proposed by Henry clay. The west and north increased economic and political connection, and the south was isolated politically and economically.
What was the reaction of the slave owners to the works of the abolitionist?
Argue slavery as a positive good
What was the Missouri compromise?
No slaves over the 36 30 line, Maine as a free state, and Missouri as a slave state
What was the Wilmot Proviso? Why did this make the southern angry?
No slavery in territory taken from Mexico, south sees as an attack and knows to keep balance in the senate
Country divided into sections
Kansas-Nebraska act of 1854
Nullifies the Missouri compromise, and determines whether state slave or free
Bleeding Kansas.Free soil, jayhawkers
Slavery proposal in Kansas prior to voting and fighting breaks out
What was the the supreme court decision of Dread Scott case?
Does a slave become free if they travel into a free state? Slave considered property-no right to sue
Republican party. what was their platform?
Keep slavery out the west, return to Missouri Compromise
What were the three reforms that came out of the Great Awakening
Abolitionism, Women rights, and Temperance
Harriet Beecher Stowe
author of uncle toms cabin
led a rebellion in virginia