US colonization era - 12/14/06 11:40 AM...

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Exploration/colonization revolution early America/young republic pre-civil war (antebellum) civil war reconstruction industrialization/gilded age 1870-1900 progressivism 1900-1917 roaring 20’s depression 1930- 1950s New England – Puritans, Pilgrims, Mayflower Compact, John Winthrop, fishing, trading, timber Middle PA founded by William Penn (Quaker), wheat (think oatmeal) Chesapeake (VA & MD) – joint-stock companies, tobacco, House of Burgesses Lower South (NC & ) – Indigo, rice Loyalists – loyal to England Patriots – loyal to U.S. “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” – Harriet Beecher Stowe Fugitive Slave Act – judge was paid more if he ruled for slaveholder Missouri comes in free Kansas-Nebraska Act – popular sovereignty in those 2 Emancipation Proclamation – freed slaves in rebel states (MO, KY, TN) 13 th Amendment – ended slavery 14 th Amendment – rights of citizens (due process, and more) 15 th Amendment – right to vote for all males 17 th Amendment – direct election of senators
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