APUSH Midterm #3

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APUSH Midterm #3
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  1. Thoreau-beliefs
    • - individualist
    • On the Duty of Civil Disobedience (furthuring idealist thought in america and abroad) 
    • - abolitionism
  2. Educational reform goals
    • - state and local reforms:
    • 1. literate and informed children (republic)
    • 2. workers desire opportunity for children
    • 3. competent work force 
    • 4. americanize immigrants 
    • - no fed. financing
  3. Slavery: White attitudes before 1835 
    • - peculiar institution 
    • - necessary evil 
  4. Slavery: white attitudes after 1835 
    • - positive good 
    • - britain outlaws slavery 
    • - Nat Turner's rebellion 
    • - abolitionist attacks 
  5. *** Slavery: Panic of 1857 
    (farm prices and attitudes in 1850s)
    • -overspeculation and gold 
    • - worse in north 
    • - prices increased in south (cotton-king)
  6. **** Slavery: expansion controversy 
  7. Slavery: #s of slaveholders 
    only 1/4 owned slaves 
  8. ***Slavery: leaders of rebellion 
    • -1800 Gabriel Prosser: 
    • -1822 Denmark Vesey: 
    • -1831 Nat Turner: 
  9. ****Slavery: growth in slave populaton 
    • - external slave trade ends 
    • - natural reproduction 
  10. ****Slavery: apologist arguments 
  11. ****Slavery: free blacks 
    • -manumission 
    • -states ending 
  12. Slavery: fears of poor whites 
    - end of slavery-bottom of social ladder 
  13. ****Slavery: gag rule 
    • -John Quincy Adams 
    • -no anti-slavery petitions allowed =south sponsored 
  14. Abolitionism: views of garrison (radicals)
    • -immediate, uncompensated end 
    • -slavery: moral evil

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