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27 Cards in this Set

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Federalist Party
By Hamilton & Adams, wanted strong federal government and broad interpreataion of constitution, supported National Bank
Louisianna Purchase
Large Territory purchased by Jefferson from France in early 1800s
Democratic-Republican Party
By Jefferson & Madison, saw society of self-reliant people to protect rights, small federal government and a narrow and strict interpretation of Constitution
Founded by Henry Clay, thought governt. would enhance freedom, governt help instill traits in ppl to help them be better moral agents
Free Soilers
Those who want new territories to be free ones, no slaves
Ideoligical political Parties
center around a specific issue (for example slavery) rather than an entire political platform
Splinter political parties
Bull Moose Progressive Party, who supported Teddy Roosevelt in winning the 1912 election; the Dixiecrats (southern democrats), who were pro-segregation, are these kinds of political parties
Seneca Falls Convention
Women's rights convention, Douglass and Stanton present
Moving Blacks back to Africa
those who didn't want slavery anywhere
19th Amendment
The right of citizens of US to vote shall not be denied or abrideged by the US or by any state on account of sex
Missouri Compromise
slavery north of the parallel 36° 30’, except within Missouri
Nebraska-Kansas Act
Nullified Missouri compromise, and allowed settlers to decided to have slaves
Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of July, 1863, 8000 killed
Battle of Antientam
Bloodiest battle fought on Sept 17, 1862, Lead to Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation
Emancipation Proclamation
Didn’t abolish slavery, but does free a lot of slaves in areas of rebellion
13th Amendment
redesigned the constitution to abolished Slavery everywhere
William Lloyd Garrison
Anti-slavery leader
Henry David Thoreau
Abolishionist Writer
John C. Fremont
Hero of western frontier, first republican presidential candidate in 1856
Frederick Douglass
Lion of Anacostia, involved in American anti-slavery society, good writer, attacked constitution because it’s not anti-slavery
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Broad women’s equality, woman’s suffrage, Declaration of sentiments at Seneca Falls’ convention
Susan B. Anthony
Friend to Stanton, strong supporter of women's right to vote
Dred Scott
Used to be slave, and tried to purchase his own freedom after living free, was denied and so sued
Roger Taney
Chief justice of Supreme Court, against Dred Scott, and rule that slaves were property, and that Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional
Abraham Lincoln
16th President of US, wrote Emancipation Proclamation
Henry Clay
Statesman and congressman who Founded Whig Party