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Flashcards in Manifest Destiny Deck (12):
1

What was the goal of manifest destiny

Expan nation from sea to shining sea, westward expansion.

2

Major areas acquired by the united states during the 1840s and 1850s how were each aquired ?

Texas and oregon areas ,, Mexican War

3

William Lloyd Garrison , Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harriet Tubman, are known for their efforts to bring about changes in which area of history?

Abolish Slavery

4

Explain the fugitive slave act

northern reaction to underground railroad

5

why in the 1850s did many slaves runaway to canada?

fugitive slaves act kept them at risk.

6

The Missouri Compromise of 1820 and the compromise of 1850, and the kensas nebraska act 1854 were all attempts to settle what issue?

tried to settle slavery issues in new states.

7

name the clash that occured inthe 1850s between pro-slavery groups in the mid west

bleeding kansas

8

what do the follwing headlines describe, uncle toms cabin stirs controversy " kansas rocked by bloody conflict" "john browns raid angers south"

nation has grown against slavery

9

why did many southern political leaders praise the above supreme court ruling?

it helped slave owners

10

what supreme court case denied congress the power to regulate in western terrotories

Dred scott vs sanford

11

bleeding kansas, dred scott decision, and harper ferry are all against

slavery

12

what do debates over nullifications, protective tarrifs , and slavery all have in common?

issue of states rights.