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Poe

founder of the short story

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how many states were there

16 states

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1803

Thomas Jefferson doubles the nations size by signing the Louisiana Purchase

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1838

"TRail of Tears"

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How many people died from the "trail of tears"

4000 of 15000

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What trek did these people die on

Georgia to Oklahoma

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Louis and Clarke

1804

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what did the war of 1812 convince Europeans

that the us was on the world stage to stay

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When was texas omitted to the union

1845

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When did the Texans fight the Mexicans

1846-1848

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Who won between the texans and the mexicans

Texas; U.S victory

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What did the win against Mexico do for the U.S

added more territory to the nation

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When was the Gold Rush

1848

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What did the gold rush to the U.S

more people game to the land to get rich

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when was the Eerie Canal built

1825; New York

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When were the rail roads built

1850

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What did Samuel F. B Morse do

Created Morse code

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first steam powered locomotive

1830

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first women college

1837

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what does a mechanical reaper do

harvests the grain

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Who invented the mechanical reaper

McCormick

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When was the mechanical reaper built

1831

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When was the battle of Alamo; San Antonio

1836

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New York TImes

1851

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Republican Established

1854

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Rail links to the country

1869

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1831

Frenchmen Alexis de Tocqueville sent to report on America's prisons but wrote about something different

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What did Alexis de Tocqueville actaully write about

A bustling new nation full of individuals pursuing their dreams

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in 1870....

industrialism, explosive population and economic Civil War had all aged the nations spirit

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When did American literature mature

around 1870

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"Writers of Distinction"

Irving, Cooper, Bryant, poe, emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Dickinson, Whitman

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What did the rapid growth of the nation inspire

an upsurge in national pride and self-awareness

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Indian Removal

one of the most tragic policies during 1800-1840
Forced westward migration of Native Americans from confiscated tribal lands

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What happened to all Texas defenders against the people from Mexico

They all died

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1820

Missouri Compromise

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Advance in technology

spurred social change, factories sprang up from all over

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Obvious that the U.S....

faced great trouble as well as great promise

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New prosperity unleaded fierce competition

lead to the creation of factories scarred but child labor and unsafe working conditions

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1840

Most women could not vote or file lawsuit

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1840's and 50's

saw an outburst of efforts promoting womens rights

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1861

gathering storm finally burst into affect

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Andrew jackson was elected in

1828

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before 1800

American writers were not widely read, not even in America

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All american writers can be considered

romantics

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Romanticism

an artistic movement that dominated Europe and America during the 19th century

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romantics reveled in...

nature

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Romantic Writing often...

accented the fantastic aspects of human experience

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1837

Ralph Waldo Emerson delivered his famous oration; "the American Scholar"

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Emerson believed..

writers should be able to interpret their own culture in new ways

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1840 and 1855

produced great writers and enduring literature

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most writers were influenced by...

transcendental philosophy; originally expressed by German Immanuel Kent

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What didnt everyone share

the same beliefs

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who expressed the darker version of everything

Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville

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EMily Dickinson

Amherst Mass
wrote to rather battle with questions about deathm immortality and the soul

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1855

walt Witman published his ground breaking series of poems

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Fireside poets

Henry wadsworth Longfellow, John Greenleaf WHittier, James Russel Lowell, Oliver Wendell Holmes

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who suppirted the civil war

Emerson, Meliville, Whittier and lowell

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Steam boats

1807