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Unformatted text preview: HIST127 Final Exam Review Session POSSIBLE ESSAY TOPICS: (2 nd Half of Course) What social, economic, and political causes led to the American Civil War? What elements were most important and why? Slavery/African-Americans Sectionalism States Rights Despite the Declaration of Independences claim of the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for all, many Americans were unable to pursue the rights of citizenship fully. Trace the progress of women, African-Americans, and Native Americans ca. 1800-1865. Who made the greatest gains and why? Women, Westward Expansion/Manifest Destiny, Conflict w/ Native Americans, Romanticism 1/2. (WHITE) WOMEN 2/1. AFRICAN AMERICANS 3. NATIVE AMERICANS Republican Motherhood Cotton Boom Indian Removal Act (1830) Cult of Domesticity Missouri Compromise Louisiana Purchase Reform Movements Cultural Autonomy on Trail of Tears Temperance Plantations Oregon Trail Abolitionism (Religion) Westward Expansion Seneca Falls Convention Uncle Toms Cabin Homestead Act (1862) Women & Civil War Dred Scott Cooper Textile Workers Nat Turners Rebellion Separate Spheres Abolitionism Walkers Appeal Free Blacks Emancipation Proclamation Contrabands Talk about the religious and reform movements of the antebellum period as response to and/or influences on the economic, demographic, and intellectual trends of the era....
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