Chapter 17 Manifest Destiny and Its Legacy

Chapter 17 Manifest Destiny and Its Legacy - Chapter 17...

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Chapter 17 Manifest Destiny and Its Legacy A.Tyler as President 1. Was a Democrat turned Whig a. Minority Wing of the Whigs b. Pro states’ rights. c. Majority wing of whigs pro tariff, pro bank, pro internal improvements 2. Clay-agenda for the Whigs a. New BUS Fiscal Bank Tyler vetoes it Led to a reaction by the Whigs a. Kick him out of the party b. His cabinet resigns with the exception being Webster c. They wanted to impeach him
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b. Veto-tariff B.Foreign Affairs 1840s 1. Britain- United States always seems to be at odds with Britain. a. Canada- the British sank the Caroline b. Maine boundary dispute- with the lumberjacks Webster-Ashburton Treaty c.Texas courting European nations wanted to develop relationships with European countries in case Mexico wanted to go to war with Texas. 2. British interest- The British abolitionists wanted to get rid of slavery also in hopes of ending slavery in the south also. Economic- Texas could become a source of cotton. They
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course HIST 1120 taught by Professor Grigg during the Spring '08 term at UNO.

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