Westward Expansion and the Mexican War
The Path to War (1)
Civil War (1)
Reconstruction and Reversal
Civil War (2)

100

The belief that the United States should overspread the entire North American continent.
Manifest Destiny

100

This group formed in opposition to the spread of slavery and support of internal improvements.
The Republican Party

100

As a result of the Battle of Vicksburg, the United States gained control of this.
Mississippi River

100

As president, he had little desire to punish the south and little sympathy for the rights of blacks.
Andrew Johnson

100

This battle provided the victory Lincoln needed to announce the Emancipation Proclamation.
Battle of Antietam

200

In 1818, the United States agreed with this country to jointly occupy the Oregon Country.
England

200

As part of the Compromise of 1850, this entered the Union as a free state.
California

200

The Emancipation Proclamation announced freedom for slaves located here.
in rebellious states

200

Members of this group dressed in white sheets and sought to terrorize blacks to keep them from voting.
Ku Klux Klan

200

20,000 women served in this role for the North.
nurses

300

In 1846 John C. Freemont launched a rebellion here against Mexican rule.
California

300

The Kansas-Nebraska Act established this as the principle for resolving the question of slavery in the two territories.
popular sovereignty

300

He triumphed at the Battles of Fort Henry and Donelson, winning control over key rivers in the West.
Grant

300

This established the principles of “equal protection of the law” and “due process of law”.
Fourteenth Amendment

300

The printing of paper money caused the South to struggle with this during the Civil War.
inflation

400

At this battle, 200 Texan defenders were overcome after 12 days of attacks.
Battle of the Alamo

400

He favored violent struggle against slavery and was responsible for the Pottawatomie Massacre of 1856.
John Brown

400

Strategy of the United States to win the Civil War, including a blockade to cut of southern trade.
Anaconda Plan

400

This organization helped former slaves by negotiating labor contracts and providing education and healthcare.
the Freedman’s Bureau

400

This battle in 1863 turned back a southern invasion of the North.
Battle of Gettysburg

500

American immigrants coming to Texas disregarded Mexican prohibition of this practice.
slavery

500

He was subjected to a violent beating in the Senate after he insulted a southern senator.
Charles Sumner

500

After falling victim to a surprise attack in April 1862, Grant turned this conflict into a victory.
Battle of Shiloh

500

The three requirements for states to re-enter the union under Presidential Reconstruction.
No slavery, no secession, no payment of war debts

500

This occurred two days after the southern surrender in the Civil War.
assassination of Lincoln