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Unformatted text preview: -Efforts: any right not directly given by the federal government is from the state-Voting rights Act 1865- protect voting rights in the south-Economic resources- slaves dont have jobs, homes, clothing, skills-Meaningful economic emancipation? Election of 1860-Abe Lincoln vs. John C. Breckenridge-Republican vs. Southern Democrat-HS- election between an anti slavery and pro slavery supporters-Once Lincoln won South Carolina wanted to succeed from the union Mexican American War-An armed conflict between the US and Mexico from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 annexation of Texan, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution-Rio grand sets border for US between Texas and Mexico-Battle of Vera Cruz- US takes Mexico City-Treaty of Guadalupe ended war & set boundaries-Significance: slavery issue, civil war, compromise of 1850...
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- Fall '07
- Manifest Destiny