The Hartford convention was held in 1804.
Who founded the Democratic-Republican Party?
John Adams and George Washington
Thomas Jefferson and James Madison
Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses Grant
The Federalist Party supported a strong national government and a friendly relationship with Great Britain.
Mark which of the following things Andrew Jackson did.
Beat his attempted assassin with a wooden cane
Hung John C. Calhoun
Became President of the United States
Hated the US bank
Belonged to the Union
Who was John Brown?
A freed slave who helped Abraham Lincoln end slavery.
A military leader for the Confederacy.
Abolitionist who led the raid on Harpers Ferry.
The slogan of the Republican Party was "Free land, Free slaves, Free Republic"
The Cotton Boom improved the economy and cotton was being produced faster than ever.
Who was Eli Whitney?
An abolitionist who wrote the journal, "North Star"
The inventor of the Cotton Gin
Tecumseh's life long enemy
What did the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments do for the United States?
They officially put an end to slavery.
They declared the western territories free land.
They banned freed slaves from leaving their home state.
They declared Texas American territory.
Tecumseh was the Native American leader of the Cherokee who tried desperately to keep his people in Georgia.
Check the territories the US bought in the Mexican-American War
The Dred Scott Decision is considered the one unconstitutional decision the Supreme Court has ever made.
Abraham Lincoln was America's second republican president.
What was the Kansas-Nebraska Act?
The declaration of Kansas and Nebraska to be free states
The official statement that Kansas had slaves and Nebraska was free.
The order which said popular sovereignty would decide about slavery.
The law which said slave owners must buy new slaves in Kansas or Nebraska and not bring their own when moving there
William Lloyd Garrison was a radical Yankee abolitionist who founded the leading anti-slavery journal.
The Emancipation Proclamation was Abe Lincoln's order and not another president's.
Check what was important to Northern Democrats.
The Bill of Rights
Protection for all Citizens
Who won the election of 1860?
John C. Breckenridge (Southern Democrat)
John Bell (Constitutional Union)
Stephen Douglas (Democrat)
Abraham Lincoln (Republican)
Thomas Jefferson purchased the west coast territory.
Why did the Constitutional Union fight in the Civil War?
To get MORE LAND
To free other slaves
To keep the Union United
To ally with Britain against the Confederacy.
How were steamboats used at this time?
For tourists staying by the river
Trade on the River
Reaching the West Coast
A different form of living, alternative to houses
Civil war fighting
The 3/5 clause was made to make southerners happy.
Nat Turner had prophecies which told him to kill white people.
Why did Bleeding Kansas happen?
Slave owners were upset by the Missouri compromise and wanted more states on the Louisiana Territory to have slaves.
Slave owners wanted to get more land in Kansas, so they violently forced the citizens to vote for slavery.
There was a law that any fleeing slaves found in Kansas should be killed.
The Missouri Compromise let Missouri be free among slave-owning Louisiana territory.
Who was Frederick Douglas?
The vice president of the United States from 1860-1868
A freed slave from Maryland
A white abolitionist from Massachusetts
The leader of the Tennessee militia
The Trail of Tears, despite its name, was fairly peaceful and the Native Americans enjoyed their new homes.
What was decided for California in the Compromise of 1850?
It would be slave-owning.
Slavery would be determined by popular sovereignty.
It would be free.
Was the Raid on Harper's Ferry successful?
Who was the war of 1812 between?
Texas and the US
Shawnee and the US
UK and the US
UK and Canada
Which political party favored states' rights and a weak federal government?
The Democratic Party
The Republican Party
The Constitutional Union Party
Manifest Destiny stated that it was wrong to take over the west
Southern Democrats supported the notion of westward expansion.