LEC 10 HIST 4315 9-13-10 notes

LEC 10 HIST 4315 9-13-10 notes - September 13, 2010 HIST...

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September 13, 2010 – HIST 4315 notes 4.1.10 Monday 9-13-10 Key Terms Calhoun Wilmot Proviso Southern Rights Tippecanoe and Tyler, too Manifest Destiny, again Free Soil Political Parties – different opinions about slavery Calhoun o Senator from SC o War of 1812 – hardline Nationalist o Close ally in creation of Democratic Party Brought in South o SC = oldest cotton state – vast production demands Squeezed hard on tariffs to protect production o Jackson, though Southern slaveholder, takes position that slavery can’t be allowed to disrupt party or nation, but don’t want to talk about it o No southern state rallied to Calhoun’s side in regards to nullification o Cotton trade in New Orleans – run through factors From NE and North Mississippi and Alabama tied to the North o Calhoun feels isolated – nullification gets put on the shelf o To defend South and slavery – must abandon parties o Southern Rights defined by 1. Defense of slavery 2. Right of slavery to expand anywhere o South being treated as inferior o Calhoun defining slavery differently Martin VanBuren – takes over after Jackson o Self-made man o First professional politician o Vulnerable in campaigns where he’s new, but not really heroic
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LEC 10 HIST 4315 9-13-10 notes - September 13, 2010 HIST...

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