A tax on imports
Belief americans had God - given right to conquer the west
Manifest destiny
In 1838 and 1839, as Andrew Jacksons Indian removal policy, the Cherokee nation was forced to give up its lands ewst of the Missippi River and to migrate to an area in present- day Oklahoma.
Trail of Tears
States declare federal law null and void, basically ignore it
American soilder and statesman who served as the seventh president of the United States from 1829 to 1837 and founder of Democratic party
Andrew Jackson
Was an american statesman who was thw sixth president of the united states from 1825 to 1829. He also served as a diplomat, a senator and a member of the House of Representatives
John Quincy Adams
Led by preachers Charles Finny and Lyman Beecher, used religion to appeal to peoples emotions and faith
Second Great Awakening
Was an american activist created the first generation of american mental asylums also worked to change horrid conditions of prisons and pushed for mentally ill people and placed in hospitals
Dorothea Dix
Was an american suffragist, social activist, abolitionist, and leading figures of early womens rights movement
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Was an american social reformer and womens rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage
Susan B Anthony
Ending of slavery
Abolitionist arguing in his newspaper The Liberator, that slavery should be abolished immediately and slave holders not compensated
William Lloyd Garrison
Was a former slave who escaped to freedom and published his own antislavey newpaper, The North Star and several autobiographies
Frederick Douglass
Entitled the Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits and Settlement between the United States of America and the Mexican Republic, is the peace treaty s
Treaty of Guadalupe
Sesigned to eliminate slavery wothin the land acquired as a result of the Mexican War (1846 - 1848)
Wilmot Proviso
Was passed by rhe U.S. Congress on May 30, 1854. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery within their borders
Kansas Nebraska Act
Was an american politician and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassintaion in April 1865
Abraham Licoln
Surrendered by the U.S. Army that started the American Civil War
Fort sumter
Resulted in an expansion of the Underground Railroad, which was a series of secret hideouts to help escaped slave flee north
Fugitive Slave Act
Was an American abolitionist, humanitarian, and an armed scout and spy for the United States Army during the American Civil War
Harriet Tubman