Chapter 7 Life in the New Nation . Life in the New Nation 1783-1850. Ch 7, Section 1 Cultural Social, and Religious Life. In the early 1800s, the Culture, religion, and social practices of Americans adapted to meet the challenges of a new and growing nation.
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Life in the New Nation
Was 17 meaning half of the population was 17 or younger.
A mobile society- the us population was on the move changing locations and society
The Second Great Awakening
Like white Americans, great numbers of African Americans turned to evangical religion. They found a strong sense of community in methodism and other protestant denominations. Traditions started to blend together once African Americans joined Christian churches.
In the early years of the republic, many people traveled west over the Appalachians to settle in the Ohio and Mississippi valleys. Later, settlers would cross the continent to the Great Salt Lake and Pacific Coast.
Crossing the Appalachians
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People from different backgrounds settled in trans-Appalachia
Daniel Boone became a legend, although he was no different from many other pioneers
Daniel Boone was employed by the Transylvania Company in 1775 to cut the Wilderness Road through the Cumberland Gap with a group of men
This road became the main route to trans-Appalachia
In the 1830’s, hundreds of thousands of Americans settled in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan Territory
Settlers usually moved as families, except young men who traveled west aloneCh.7 Section 2- Crossing the Appalachians:SETTLING THE WILDERNESS
They had to clear trees and underbrush, plant crops such as corn, and build a log cabin using only hand tools
The settlers were mostly white, but there were also many African-Americans
Between 1790 and 1810, about 98,000 slaves moved west with their owners to the region south of the Ohio River
The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 forbid slavery in territories North of OhioCh.7 Section 2- Crossing the Appalachians:SETTLING THE WEST
In 1795,the United States and Spain agreed to the Pickney Treaty. The Pickney Treat agreed on:
Expanding into Florida
The Seminole Wars
-Popular in 1820
-U.S, Great Britain, Russia, and Spain claimed rights
-The Convention of 1818 disregarded the wishes of Native Americans who already lived there
-Spain gave up its claim to the region and in 1825 Russia followed
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