South - people got power! only white, land owning males had a say doe
Designed to BOOST mercantilism (for example: only can ship stuff on British ships, only can buy goods from England, preventing colonies from manufacturing). Set up vice admiralty courts & Boards of Trade
Bacon and backcountry farmers rebelled against Virginia (Sir William Berkeley). Discontent of farmers with the elites.
1763 marked the END of the age of salutary neglect.
Treaty of Paris 1763 ended this war.
Prohibited the colonists from westward expansion
Forbade the printing of paper money
Actually LOWERED the tax on molasses, counter intuitive
this is in response to stamp act congress, sons of liberty, etc
Missouri = slave state. Maine = free state. Wanted to balance power b/t slave/free states in the Senate.
Under the presidency of POLK.
he peacefully settled US/Canada border w/ Oregon Treaty, and he wants to expand so provokes Mexico into a war
banned slavery in areas acquired by mexican cession
THE 18TH CENTURY WAS AN EXTREMELY IMPORTANT REFORM PERIOD!!!!!
Mexican Cession: CA, NM, AZ, UT, TX
really intensifies slave/free state issues
by Henry Clay & Stephen Douglas.
5 acts, know them, love them.
As a result of Kansas Nebraska act. Border ruffians (proslavery) rush into Kansas to tilt balance of power in their favor and start attacking abolitionists there. John Brown, an abolitionist, then leads an attack on proslavery camp at Harpers Ferry. Leads to Bleeding Kansas, both sides are openly fighting --> 200 dead. John Brown = tried and executed = martyr
I don't like this guy.
Armistice, no formal treaty, 38th parallel. MacArthur vs. Truman.
1) Cuban Missile Crisis
2) Berlin Wall
3) Bay of Pigs Invasion
4) Peace Corps
Formed in opposition of Jackson.
American system: high tariffs, infrastructure, national bank
Leaders include Henry Clay, Daniel Webster
Dies out in 1850s cuz they're SPLIT over slavery issue and Webster & Clay die
Free men & Free soil = morally superior. Dedicated to issue of preventing slavery's expansion into the West
Nativist Party that grew out of hostility to German & Irish immigrants
anaconda plan (surround & block off Confederate states one by one)
battle of Vicksburg: union gains control of Mississippi & divides Confederacy
Robert E Lee surrenders at appotomattox
1) What should we do with rebels in the South?
2) Under what conditions would the South be readmitted to the Union?
3) Status of african americans???
Two major issues after the end of WWII:
1) Survival of the combatants
2) What new political alliances would be formed?