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BS.-Fredrick Douglas: Best known African American in the world. Took up the cause of
Garrison’s abolishism and made it his own. He was a former slave. He learned to readand write from the free blacks. He learned to read, right, learn, from reading famousspeeches. Dressed up as a sailor, got on a ship, left, got to Philly, took a train and neverlooked back, became free.BT.-Fredrick Douglas: Created “The North Star” news paper. The star that slaves headed to,to escape slavery. Was a newspaper that was published out of Rochester, was similar to“The Liborator”. Called for immediate abolitionism.BU.Lecture 16: The Era of Bad Feelings and the Roots of SectionalismI. Internationalism and the Monroe DoctrineII.Judicial Nationalism and John MarshallIII.Emergence of SectionalismA.Panic of 1819B.Missouri Controversy
BV.-Sam Grant: (Ulysses Grant) Expedition that went all the way south the Rio grand.Nobody was claiming the Rio grand. So the army set up a fort on the Texas side. Samsaid they were there to provoke a fight. No one expected to see US troops that far south.BW.-James K Polk: Was the president at this time. Promised that we would aggressivelyexpand American borders.BX.-Many democrats wants to be aggressive and get more land way north, but it wasn’tworth fighting with the British for a third time. Why negotiate with one and fight with theother? (Britain and Mexico)BY.-Negotiated with the British to extend the 30thparallel. With one exception, VancouverIsland, the British kept that.BZ.-What was left for land was Arkansas, the rest was all gone.CA.-Filibustering: Aggressive colonizers who push the government, and effectively startwars and take land. Happened in Venezuela, Cuba, and Dominican Republic. Tried totake these places, and the US didn’t know what to do if we got the land.CB.-Polk goes to congress and said we need to respond to Mexico because Mexicans arekilling us. But this was very inaccurate, we are the ones who invaded their land. Vote forwar in the senate was 40-2. Americans were looking to get even with the Mexicanimperialist power.CC.-Among the 13 no votes in the house, Abraham Lincoln was an Illinois whig, who wasantislavery, and stood up on the floor and gave a speech of why he was going against theworld. After 2 years, they ran him out of the house, he was seen as a laughing stalk.CD.-Within a couple years, this war was over, and Mexico signed away around 2/3 of theirland.CE.-Foreign people (The Mexicans) were seen as opressable.CF.-To Emerson, this would expand the debate on slavery, or expand slavery permanently.CG.-Calhoun: Called Mexico the forbidden fruit. The landscape of the nation by populationincrease, is not favoring slave holders in the south, the nature of American governance, itis disproportionately favoring population. The greater population, the more politicalpower. Pop. Of north is growing exponentially compared to the south. Said we have tohave 2 presidents to speak, one for slavery, and one for against it.

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