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banking and tariff policy
American involvement in Canadian rebellions and border disputes
a battle between American and Canadian lumberjacks over the northern Maine boundary
Establishing friendly relations with Britain and other European powers
President Tyler's interpretation of the election of 1844 as a "mandate" to acquire Texas
God has destined the United States to expand across the whole North American continent
the rapidly growing number of American settlers overwhelmed the small British population
his attempt to straddle the Texas annexation issue lost him votes to the antislavery Liberty party in New York
a compromise agreement on a border at the forty-ninth parallel
Mexian refusal to sell California and a dispute over the Texas boundary
general winfield scott
american acquisition of about half of mexico and payment of several million dollars in compensation
a sharp revival of the issue of slavery
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Oregon Trail
leader elected vice president on the whig ticket who spent most of his presidency in bitter feuds with his fellow whigs
leader of the senate whigs and unsuccessful presidential candidate against Polk in 1844
whig leader and secretary who negotiated an end to maine boundary dispute in 1842
dark-horse presidential winner in 1844 who effectively carried out ambitious expansionist campaign plans
Dashing explorer/adventurer who led the overthrow of mexican rule in california after war broke out
claimed by united states as southern boundary of texas
american military hero who invaded northern mexico from texas in 1846-47
"Old Fuss and Feathers", whose conquest of mexico city brought US victory in the mexican war
long winded american diplomat who negotiated the treaty of guadalupe hidalgo
split the whigs and caused the entire cabinet except webster to resign
sparked bitter feuds over canadian rebels, the boundaries of maine and oregon, and other issues
increased american determination to annex texas
strengthened american claims to the columbia river country and made britain more willing to compromise
created widespread popular support for Polk's expansionist policies on texas, oregon, and california
turned antislavery voters to the liberty party and helped elect the expansionist polk
helped lead to a controversial confrontation with mexico along the texas border
enabled the US to take vast territories in the treaty of guadalupe hidalgo.
thwarted a growing movement calling for the united states to annex all of mexico
A mechanical genius who invented the cotton gin, which was machine that separated the cotton from the seed. This greatly improved efficiency, and the South was able to clear more acres of cotton fields, which also increased the demand for slaves.
Vice-president under Harrison brought in to gain support of the South. His presidency was responsible for the veto against another Bank of the U.S and settled the Texas and Maine disputes in the country
president in March 1845. wanted to settle oregon boundary dispute with britain. wanted to aquire California. wanted to incorperate Texas into union.
ommissioned by the Senate (especially Benton) to document and survey the west. His descriptions were to make the West look as nice as possible. His famous stories (e.g. Pathfinder) glorified the West and all the abundance of land and possible wealth (established the bear flag republic)
Whig president who was a Southern slave holder, and war hero (mexican-american war). won the 1848 election. surprisingly did not address the issue of slavery at all on his platform. he died during his term and his vice president was millard fillmore.
United States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War (1786-1866)
Author who created idealized society that was fake to make people take their minds off of what was happening
United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia
Country created by US Congress for freed slaves
American abolitionist whose pamphlet Slavery As It Is (1839) inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin.
His paper was the National Era. Published 2 Uncle Tom's Cabin installments. Largest circulation in all the abolitionists papers.
the theological school that theodore dwight weld attended after being paid for by finney
1805-1879. Prominent American abolitionist, journalist and social reformer. Editor of radical abolitionist newspaper "The Liberator", and one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society.
He was a black abolitionist who called for the immediate emancipation of slaves. He wrote the "Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World." It called for a bloody end to white supremacy. He believed that the only way to end slavery was for slaves to physically revolt.
United States abolitionist and feminist who was freed from slavery and became a leading advocate of the abolition of slavery and for the rights of women (1797-1883)
one of the few black leaders to take seriously the notion of mass recolonization of Africa, in 189 he visited West Africa's Niger Valley seeking a suitable site for relocation
He was the editor of an abolitionist newspaper in Alton, Illinois and was victimized repeatedly and finally killed when he tried to defend his press from attack.
He was nominated as President after Polk and he evolved a doctrine of popular sovereignty. He argued that slavery should be kept out of Congress and left to the people.
Democratic candidate for President in 1852 and the fourteenth president of the US. He made the Gadsden Purchase, which opened the Northwest for settlement, and passed the unpopular Kansas-Nebraska Act.
Commodore of the US Navy who opened up Japan with the Treaty of Kanagawa
Senator from Illinois, author of the Kansas-Nebraska Act and the Freeport Doctrine, argues in favor of popular sovereignty
the purchasing of land from Mexico that completed the continental United States It provided the land needed to build the transcontinental railroad.
Webster's last great speech saved the compromise
elected Vice President and became the 13th President of the United States when Zachary Taylor died in office (1800-1874)
1850-- Southern extremists convened to discuss their positions on slavery. Condemned the Compromise of 1850 and considered secession
When Jackson was president, many state banks received government money that had been withdrawn from the Bank of the U.S. These banks issued paper money and financed wild speculation, especially in federal lands. Jackson issued the Specie Circular to force the payment for federal lands with gold or silver. Many state banks collapsed as a result. A panic ensued (1837). Bank of the U.S. failed, cotton prices fell, businesses went bankrupt, and there was widespread unemployment and distress.

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