LO-04 AFP Expand,Sec _ Civ War-1

LO-04 AFP Expand,Sec _ Civ War-1 - Expansion, Sectionalism,...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Expansion, Sectionalism, And The Civil War 1848-1865 (LO-04)
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Expansion, Sectionalism, and The Civil War 1848-1865 General S ectional divide inhibits further Amer expansion Prior to Civil War, south seeks territorial conquest to south But failed because of domestic opposition to slavery By 1850 most Northern expansionists parted company w/ southern sectionalists Missouri Compromise of 1820 Missouri enters Union as slave state Maine as a free state Slavery prohibited in the N. La territory Allowed in the S. La territory But by mid-century, a profound shift in attitudes Compromise of 1850 Calif came in as a free state, Rest of Mex territory - citizens could choose But South feared new Western Territories not well adapted to slavery As result, Southerners began looking southward North rejects South’s pro-slavery imperialist aspirations In response, southerners support filibusters The Result Cuba Sep 1849, May 1850, Aug 1851 – Gen Narciso Lopez attempts to invade Cuba & annex to US 2
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 5

LO-04 AFP Expand,Sec _ Civ War-1 - Expansion, Sectionalism,...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online