HU 19th Century United States

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th  Century United States 11/02/2008 14:59:00 The Romantic Movement in America The 19 th  C. Political Background 1800 – 1850 Antebellum America Who is an American? US Constitution 1789 – ratified and o 3/5 Compromise recognized and legitimized slavery  government should protect natural rights of citizens – slave  holder’s right to own property - slaves o Power to central government o US President o Legislative and judicial branches balance Missouri Compromise of 1820 o Attempt to limit slavery geographically Anti-slavery movement  o 1830s  Compromise of 1850 o Fugitive Slave Law – if slaves escaped to a state where slavery was  illegal, the law could recapture the escaped slave Some free blacks were often mistaken for slaves and returned  to slavery  Native Americans 19 th  Century Econoimcs Transportation Revolution o
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