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Nat Turner
Led a violent slave revolt in Virgina because he thought he was a prophet.
Fredrick Douglas
Former slave and abolitionist
William Loyd Garrison
radical abolitionist allowed women to hold leadership postions
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
abolitionist turned Women's rights activist, led the Seneca Falls Convention
Seneca Falls Convention (1848)
Women's rights convention that produced The Declaration of Sentiments
The Texas Revolution (1836)
Texans (americans and some tejanos) revolt against Santa Ana's heavy-handed rule and become their own republic, remember Goliad and the Alamo
Manifest destiny
Ideology that the United States was supposed to expand to cover all of the Americas popular in 1845 during Polk administration and Young American movement
James K. Polk
Southern Democrate president 1844,expanisionist-annexation of Texas and Oregon, Mex.American War
The Mexican-American War (1846-1848)
US annexed Texas and disputed boundary with Mexico, US wins and controls all the way to the Rio Grande and bought california and New Mexico
Treaty of Guadlupe Hidalgo
(1848)
ended Mex-American War, established Rio Grande as border with Texas and sold California and New Mexico
The Compromise of 1850
california free texas slave also harsher fugitive slave laws
Stephen A. Douglas
southern Democrate proponent of Popular sovereignty and Kansas-Nebraska Act not abolitionist opposed Lincoln
Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854)
repealed Missouri compromise line and let Nebraska and Kansas vote to be slave or free
Bleeding Kansas
fighting between Free soilers and Missouri Slaveholders tore Kansas Apart, corrupt elections, sacking of free soil capital Lawrence
The Republican party
New party-Nativist and anti slavery interests
John Brown
during "Bleeding Kanasas" violence led a revolt to kill 5 proslavery people
Dred Scott Decison
1857
Slave tried to sue for freedom because he'd been living in a free territory he was ruled against because property can't sue and the gov. can't take away property with out due process
Robert E. Lee
Virginian, General in cheif of Confederate Army
Emancipation Proclamation 1865
free slaves in confederate states
Gettysburg 1863
turning point in the war Confederacy suffers major defeat on cemetry ridge vicksburg was captured soon after by the union
Grant
Union General more modern total war
William Tecumseh Sherman
union general marched across Georgia destorying as he went
13th Amendment 1865
freed slaves
Andrew Johnson
Pres. after Lincoln shot easy on the south during reconstruction angered republicans
Radical reconstruction
pushed by radical republicans wanted south to:
ratify 13th amendment
every citizen swear loyalty to union
allow blacks to vote and redistribute land
14th
equal protection under the law for all citizens
Freedmen's Bureau
organization to help former slaves adjust to freedom learn skills ect.
Sharecropping
farm someone elses land in exchange for a portion of your crop bad system
KKK
white terrorists
Dawes Severalty Act 1887
divided tribal lands among Indian families in order to end tribal life.
Andrew Carnegie
steel monopolist born in scotland immigrated self made
Samuel Gompers
union leader
Urban political machines
services in exchange for votes think "Gangs of New York"
Social Darwinism
don't interfer w/ natural order monopolies and such
Women's Christian Temperance Movement
progressives anit alcohol
populists
mainly for Farmers
William Jennings Bryan
Proponent of silver, populist
Pullman's strike
huge strike by pullman Palace car workers and American railway Union broken by Pres. Cleveland because it obstructed mail --was very destructive
Plessy v. Fergeson
Seperate but equal
Alfred T. Mahan
Navy guy, expansion through sea power
Spanish-American War 1898
Fighting over mistreatment of cuba and U.S. maine explosion
Emilio Aguinaldo
Filipino leader worked with Americans to overthrow spain but fought them when they did not recognize Filipino independence
WEB DU Bois
Niagra movment Black Pride
New Freedom
Wilson's idea anti trust not so much regulation
New Nationalism
T. Roosevelts idea
Strong fed gov and pres
reforms to protect women, children,workers
good trusts
John Brown
during "Bleeding Kanasas" violence led a revolt to kill 5 proslavery people
Dred Scott Decison
1857
Slave tried to sue for freedom because he'd been living in a free territory he was ruled against because property can't sue and the gov. can't take away property with out due process
Robert E. Lee
Virginian, General in cheif of Confederate Army
Emancipation Proclamation 1865
free slaves in confederate states
Gettysburg 1863
turning point in the war Confederacy suffers major defeat on cemetry ridge vicksburg was captured soon after by the union
Grant
Union General more modern total war
William Tecumseh Sherman
union general marched across Georgia destorying as he went
13th Amendment 1865
freed slaves
Andrew Johnson
Pres. after Lincoln shot easy on the south during reconstruction angered republicans
Radical reconstruction
pushed by radical republicans wanted south to:
ratify 13th amendment
every citizen swear loyalty to union
allow blacks to vote and redistribute land
14th
equal protection under the law for all citizens
Freedmen's Bureau
organization to help former slaves adjust to freedom learn skills ect.
Sharecropping
farm someone elses land in exchange for a portion of your crop bad system
KKK
white terrorists
Dawes Severalty Act 1887
divided tribal lands among Indian families in order to end tribal life.