Write a brief paragraph on each term for 20 of your choice. You may not cut and paste, and you may not do this as group work; it is expected to be your own words and your own work.
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Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Wm. Henry Harrison
Jackson’s bank war
Daniel Webster’s 7th of March
Dred Scott Decision
Kansas Nebraska Act
Fugitive slave act
henry cabot lowell
putting out system
secession of 1860
agrarian vs. industrial
Bull Run, Manassas Creek
Robert E. Lee
war of attrition
Gen. Wm. Sherman
What are the significant political differences (between North and South, or between the parties) that make compromise possible in the 1850 Omnibus Bill (Ã¢â‚¬Å“the great CompromiseÃ¢â‚¬Â) but impossible in 1860?
What were the respective viewpoints on slavery in the US?
Why was the Fugitive Slave Act such a controversial law; and to whom?
Evaluate the outcome of the Seneca Falls convention of 1849
What were the causes of the Mexican-American war?
Why was James PolkÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s declaration of war with Mexico controversial? What were his real goals?
Why was Andrew Jackson so fixated on eliminating the 2nd national bank?
Explore the emergence of the Whig party; why? To whom did it appeal?
Why did Jackson, a southerner, fight S. Carolina in the nullification crisis? How does this serve as a warning for the Civil War?
Explore the Indian Removal Act of 1830; how does this action fit in with the civil rights movements of abolition and womenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s rights?