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1783-1914 Political Development Political The Articles of Confederation Constitutional Convention, 1787 Constitution, 1788 Bill of Rights, 1791 Economic and Territorial Growth, 1783-1861 Growth, “Availability” of Land Natural Resources Growth of Population Mobility Territorial Expansion Louisiana Purchase, 1803 Texas, 1845 Southwest and California, 1847 Alaska, 1867 North and South North: farms, free labor, commerce, industrialization, transportn South: cotton export, unfree labor, slavery Toward Sectional Conflict Toward Sectional differences: North and South Different political interests Tensions The Napoleonic Wars Neutrality New England Nullification Crisis South Carolina calls for secession of the South Slavery Ordinance of 1787 The Ohio River Missouri Compromise Abolitionist Movement Sectional Differences proliferated Sectional Ordinance of 1787 Ordinance Civil War and Reconstruction Civil President Abraham Lincoln Confederate States of America Charleston, SC, 1861 Four years and 600,000 casualties Confederacy defeated, 1865 Occupation of the South Reconstruction, 1865-77 13th, 14th & 15th Amendments Emancipation of Slaves Segregation of Black Americans and Native American Experience Native Segregation Discrimination Terror against Black Lynching Jim Crow Laws Ku Klux Klan Reservations for Native Americans Racism Economic Development after Civil War War Economic Boom Industrialization World’s leading Position Railroads and New Industries Overproduction Centralization of Business Cartels and Trusts “robber barons” “monopoly capitalism” Monopolization of Business Corruption Social Tensions Labor Unions American Federation of Labor, 1881 National Farmer’s Alliance and Industrial Union Progressivism Progressivism Progressivism Theodore Roosevelt, 1901-09 Woodrow Wilson, 1913 -19 ...
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