Antebellum Testing the Nation (1844-1877), part1: Period5, Ch16-19 Study Guide

Period5, Ch16-19 Study Guide
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Testing the Nation (1844-1877), part1:
Antebellum (Ch. 16-19) about exploring the changes and events in American society that led to the Civil War
and tested the nation.
1. Analyze the changes and continuities in the practice and attitudes toward slavery between 1800
and the start of the Civil War.
2. Assess the impact of Manifest Destiny and territorial expansion on popular beliefs about progress
and the national destiny of the United States in the 19th century.
3. Analyze the role of economic, political, social, and ethnic factors on the formation of regional
identities in the 19th century.
4. Explain how free and forced migration within different parts of North America caused regional
development and socio-political conflicts in the 19th century.
5. Explain the evolution of the party systems and political alignments during the antebellum period.
6. Analyze how debates over political values and interpretation of the Constitution have affected the
U.S. between 1800 and the start of the Civil War.
Key Concepts:
Explain the definition, role, and significance of…
Part1 - Slavery
West Africa Squadron
Black belt
Nat Turner’s rebellion
William Wilberforce
American Colonization Society
William Lloyd Garrison
American Anti-Slavery Society
William Johnson
David Walker
Sojourner Truth
Richard Allen
Frederick Douglass
Mason-Dixon Line
Underground railroad
Gag Resolution
Part2 - Expansion
Manifest Destiny
Tariff of 1842
‘Fifty-four forty or fight’
John Tyler
James K. Polk
Walker Tariff
Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo
Conscience Whigs
Wilmot Proviso
& Sectional Struggles
Free Soil party
Compromise of 1850
Fugitive slave laws
Gadsden Purchase
Kansas-Nebraska Act
Zachiary Taylor
Milliard Fillmore
Granklin Pierce
Harriet Tubman
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Bleeding Kansas
Dred Scott v. Stanford
Panic of 1857
Tariff of 1857
James Buchanan
Lincoln-Douglas debates
Freeport Doctrine
Harpers Ferry
John Brown
John Jordan Crittenden
Stephen Douglas
Abraham Lincoln
Confederate States of America