The most devisive and impactful idea in the history of the nation. It spotlighted hypocrisy in the words of the Declaration of independence. Yet, it drove economic prosperity through economic inequality. It drove discrimination and hatred. It literally divided a nation in two. The Union (North) and the Confederacy (South).
1619 - Kidnapped African humans were Introduced and sold in Virginia colony
1641 - Legalized in the 13 colonies
1860 - 1,000,000 African humans were being Trafficked in the 13 colony's
1865 - Slavery lawfully abolished
Adopted by the Second Continental Congress that determined the thirteen colonies were independent states separate from Britain.
Mindset that believe God had destined the United States to stretch from coast to coast. Coined by John O’Sullivan.
This led to cruel and brutal treatment of native Americans. Are "All" men created equal?
Nearly doubled the size of the territory by the Louisiana Purchase from France. Defeated Indian groups.
Took place after War of 1812 and marked a period of national unity.
A period of time marked by significant growth and expansion, marked the period of a manufacturing economy.
Inspired by Thomas Jefferson’s Democratic-Republican Party. Their predominant political worldview was social conservatism and economic liberalism.
A political party that was formed by Henry Clay in opposition of the political party founded by Andrew Jackson. They were against the Second Bank of the United States.
This party was a response to anti-immigrant and anti-Catholic sentiments at the time.
Free-Soil Party was focused on one issue, slavery. They opposed the expansion of slavery across the U.S.
A political party formed to rebut Andrew Jackson’s handling of slavery. Political worldview of social and political conservatism.
1776 - Declaration of Independence was signed declaring that "All men were created equal." Yet, it took 89 years and a Civil War before Slavery would be abolished.
Scandal during Jackson’s presidency between cabinets members and the Secretary of War and his wife. Ultimately led to all but one cabinet member being removed from office.
An art movement that depicted pastoral scenes in the Hudson River Valley, Castskills, White Mountains.
Series of five paintings by artist Thomas Cole depicting the rise and fall of an imaginary city.
The process by which new manufacturing processes were developed and implemented. Increased the standard of living for most Americans. Our modern capitalist society emerged from the Industrial Revolution.
Was a huge industry driven by slave labor
Taxation without Representation
Raiders were dressed like Indians
Chartered by the First Congress.The creation of the bank was essential to being able to run the government business created by the Constitution.
A movement marked by emotion and enthusiasm towards the supernatural; romanticism. Spread rapidly among Baptists and Methodists.
Was the only new religious tradition founded in the nineteenth century.
Purchased what is now 15 US states for $15 million.
A portion of Florida was included in the Louisiana Territory, and the final remnants of East Florida were annexed in the Adams-Onis Treaty of 1822.
On December 29, 1845 Texas became the 28th state of the United States.
First president, set precedents for every other president to follow. Was the president of the Constitutional Convention that revised the failed Articles of Confederation.
2nd president, and 1st vice president. Served as delegate from Massachusetts to the Continental Congress which declared U.S. independence.
3rd president. Founding Father of U.S. Drafted the Declaration of the Independence. Louisiana Purchase.
4th president. Founding Father. Declared war on Britain in the War of 1812.
5th president. Last founding father to serve as president.Treaty of 1818. Adams-Onis Treaty in 1819 defined the boundaries of the Pacific Ocean on the 42nd parallel, establishing U.S. as a global empire.
6th president. Assisted in shaping American foreign policy. Drafted Treaty of Ghent which successfully ended the War of 1812.
7th president. His presidency was marked by actions that advanced commoners. The Whig Party was formed in opposition of Andrew Jackson’s efforts.
8th president. Founding member of the Democratic Party. Assisted in resolving the Petticoat Affair in 1831.
10th president who supported states’ rights.
9th president. Key contributor to the War of 1812. Died in 31 days into his term as president.
11th president. Andrew Jackson’s protege. Advocate of Manifest Destiny.
12th president. Died in office. He was a war hero from the Mexican-American War. Only president to date from Louisiana.
13th president. Last member of the Whig Party. Passed the Compromise of 1850.
14th president. Widely regarded as one of the worst presidents of American history. Drafted Kansas-Nebraska Act with Stephen Douglas and upset the anti-slavery groups which would inevitably lead to the American Civil War.
15th president. Remained unmarried. Served as president after the Civil War.