making of america

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  • making of america
    • Louisiana purchase
      • 1803
      • 530 million acres of land
      • $15 million
    • north-south
      • north against slavery
      • south for slavery
      • feared that one side would dominate the other
    • Missouri compromise
      • 1820
      • one free state for every slave state
    • Indian removal act
      • 1830
      • Andrew jackson
      • 1838- trail of tears- permeant removal
      • freed land for pantation
    • manifest destiny
      • beilived that is Christian right to control America and spreads Christian ideals and settle across America.
    • California gold rush
      • 1849
      • collapse of the Missouri compromise
      • led to treaty of fort Laramie 1851
    • Kansas Nebraska act
      • territories decide by voting wether slavery should be allowed
      • 1854
    • pikes peak gold rush
      • 1859
      • led to growing conflict on the plains
    • the civil war
      • president abreham Lincoln became president 1860
        • was a republican
        • south worried he'd abolish slavery
      • 1861-65
        • confederacy (south) against union (north)
          • jefferson davis- head of the confederacy
        • 1863- emancipation proclimation
          • all slaves in the confederacy are told they are free
          • war becomes all about ending slavery- all or nothing
          • first black regiment began to fight
          • 13th amendment- all men are equal
    • radical reconstruction
      • 1865-70
      • Lincoln shot a few days after war ended in 1965
      • amendment 13-14-15 pasted before 1870- African americans can be citizens and vote
    • indian wars
      • red clouds
        • 1868- Sioux object to settlement in Montana- refused to sell land- second fort Laramie treaty
      • great sioux
        • 1876- miners entre black hills- us tried to buy black hills- battle of little bighorn- Sioux won but us killed them off in groups later on.
      • littlee crows
    • transcontinental railway
      • 1865-69
      • disrupted indian huting
      • connected east to west
    • 1877- end of reconstruction
      • supreme court undermined black Americans right to vote
      • freedmans bureau shut down
      • us government withdraw soldiers in the south
      • African American worked worked on plantations as share croppers
        • cycle of poverty
    • 1877-1900 for white settlers
      • big businesses
      • growth of cities
    • 1877-1900- reconstruction projects fall apart for black americans
      • exclusion from politics
      • white supremacy- kkk
      • low income
      • lynching
      • Untitled
    • the cotton gin- eli whitney- 1793
    • Indians
      • live in tipis
      • follow the bull
      • older people left after to old to continue with the tribe- die in the wild
      • nomadic lifestyle
    • push and pull  factors
      • push- 1837 economic deppression
      • pull- 1832 pre-emption act meant people could have cheap land
    • Mormons
      • criticized for religion

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