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USH (2:3). Sectionalism Sections of the country at odds with each other The Missouri Compromise “Slave “State” or “Free State”? The answer: admit Maine as a “Free State” and admit Missouri as a “Slave State” Temporarily settled the dispute over the westward expansion of slavery. (2:3).

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Ush 2 3
USH (2:3)

Sectionalism

Sections of the country at odds with each other

The Missouri Compromise

“Slave “State” or “Free State”?

The answer: admit Maine as a “Free State” and admit Missouri as a “Slave State”

Temporarily settled the dispute over the westward expansion of slavery



(2:3)

The 6th President: John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)

More White Males able to vote

Able voters in 1824: 335,000

Able voters in 1828: 1,130,000


(2:3)

The 7th President: Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)

Spoils System

Giving people government jobs if they are loyal to your party

Democracy “For the People”

Changed how we pick presidential nominees


(2:3)

The Nullification Crisis

South Carolina rebels against high tariffs (taxes)

Threaten to “secede” (leave the Union)

Would not recognize the new tariff law as a legitimate law (“nullify” the law)


(2:3)

Native American Removal

Indian Removal Act (1830)

Re-settled Native Americans west of the Mississippi River

Trail of Tears (under Pres. Van Buren)

Death and disease during removal


(2:3)

The 8th President: Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)

Economic Crisis

Panic of 1837

Left Van Buren unpopular and vulnerable in next election

New Party: The Whigs


(2:3)

The 9th President: William Henry Harrison (1841)

Died from pneumonia one month into office

The 10th President: John Tyler (1841-1845)

Webster-Ashburton Treaty

Established permanent boundary between Canada and U.S.


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The Second Great Awakening

Religious revival among Protestants

Social Reform

Get rid of society's ills

Women more involved than men

“Temperance”: moderation in alcohol consumption


(2:3)

The Women's Movement

Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony

Seneca Falls Convention

Beginning of the Women's Rights Movement

Seneca Falls Declaration

Women and men are equal

Women should have the right to vote


(2:3)

The Abolitionist Movement

The abolition (end) of slavery

William Lloyd Garrison

Called for “emancipation” (freeing) of slaves

Newspaper editor

Created anti-slavery societies (groups)


(2:3)

African -American Abolitionists

Frederick Douglass

Sojourner Truth


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