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

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

U.S. History - Exam 4 (Round 1)

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