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Unformatted text preview: Re-cap:
A. From Nationalism to sectionalism…
a. There was a conflict between the two parties but once the old one left there was no
B. Rise of west
a. 3 sections: N, S, and W
i. Each had 3 different points of view
ii. Made the sense of nationalism small b/c their opinions differed so much
(sometimes led to violence)
b. Missouri Compromise
i. Showed that there was a spirit of nationalism still alive to keep nation together
ii. Wanted an equal number of slave and nonslave states.
iii. Missouri came into union with the cost of the entrance of amine to keep the states
iv. 1820: American political leaders wanted to put this aruguement to rest of where
can be slave and where can’t
1. After admission of missour and Maine was to draw a line through what was
left of the U.S>
2. 36degree30 min parallel = where line was (through Missouri, Kentucky,
Virginia, Maryland, and deleware and further south were slave states and
north of that line was where the nonslave states were
v. West of Arkansas and OK was Spanish territory
C. Today might be abortion, federal funds for public schools
a. At that time in history the hot bucket issue was the tariff
b. The price of public land
i. Should sell at low price so many poor ppl can buy land?
ii. Should sell at high price?
1. More money for gov. and keep more landless people in the east and work for
the industrial class
c. Slavery i. As Missouri compromise related it was asked how far slave states should extend?
ii. Slave states wanted to extend very far
i. Should states or nation control this?
e. States rights
i. Strong central gov
ii. States have the most control?
i. Do you want federal government o expand its powers by expanding constitution
to expand the fed. Gov. or slim it to give a greater degree of protection to the
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- Spring '06