Card Set Information
1) The US would oppose any further efforts at colonization by European powers
2) US would abstain from involvement in the wars of Europe
3) Warned European powers not to interfere with newly independent states of Latin America
NE textile mills relied largely on female and child labor
Called "Mill girls"
Stayed in a boarding house (paid rent)
In order to maintain balance, it admitted missouri as a slave state and main as a free state
Determined slavery's status in the Louisiana Purchase
The act of treating people in a fatherly or motherly manner without giving them rights or responsibilities
Thwat is a skilled slave?
A slave with a special ability. Such as cooking, welding, mechanic, butler ect
American Anti Slavery Society (AASS)
-Dedicated to immediate and uncompensated emancipation and equal rights for all African Americans
-Adopted a strategy of moral persuasion
-Achieve emancipation through non violent and non political resistance
William Loyd Garrison
- Founded and organized American Anti-Slavery Society (AASS)
-Believed blacks should be recognized as part of American society
-Huge anti slavery activist
Born a maryland slave
Escaped slavery in 1838
Published narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, 1845
One of the most controversial female abolitionists in 1830s
first women to address male audiences in public
Believed political protest was the highest form of obedience to God
The act of regulating or banning the use of alcohol
Seneca Falls Convention 1848
A gathering on behalf of women's rights held in the upstate of NY
Stated either women have the right to vote or the democratic process is a lie
Organized by Elizabeth Candy Stanton
Elizabeth Candy Stanton
A key organizer of the Seneca Falls Convention
A phrase used to urge "westward expansion"
Believed it would give Americans more chance at wealth and prevent fixed social classes like Europe
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
The treaty between US and Mexico. Confirmed the annexation of Texas and ceded CA, NM, AZ and UT.
Indian Removal Act of 1830
Law that permitted the negotiation of treaties to obtain the Indians land in exchange for their relocation (Oklahoma)
Signed by Andrew Jackson
What tribes were effected by the removal act?
The Sea Island Experiment
"rehearsal for Reconstruction"
Occupied land on Sea Islands off the coast of SC
Dedicated to teaching free blacks
The Wilmont Proviso
Proposal to prohibit slavery in any land obtained during the Mexican-American war.
Propose by David Wilmont
Failed; Shot down by Senate
Lead to popular sovereignty & "free land"
Tried to sue for his freedom
: US court decision ruled that congress could not prohibit slavery in the territories where its allowed (Will violate the 5th amendment)
Lead by John Brown
An attack on the federal arsenal at Herper's Ferry VA
Brown raised funds and enlisted followers for war against slavery
Plan made little military sense, they were soon surrounded killed or captured
Devised by Senator Henry Clay
Admitted CA as a free state
Included a stronger fugitive slave law
Delayed determination of NM and UT territories
Kansas Nebraska Act 1854
Sponsored by IL Senator Stephen Douglas
Allowed territories north of Missouri border to decide on slavery issues
Lead to violence in Kansas and the formation of the Republican Party