Q: What kind of policy does Roosevelt believe the U.S. should follow? Include the
circumstances under which the policy should be implemented.
Roosevelt believes that the U.S. wants to see the neighboring countries stable, orde
Political progression (compromises, addition of territories, etc)
Missouri Compromise of 1820: incoming states would be divided into free + slave states.
Mexican cession after Mexican/American war of 1848: California is free, huge b
Self Made Myth
Throughout his political life, Abraham Lincoln served as a voice for the people instead of
asserting his own opinions. During his time, politicians would talk about the sacredness of
labor, often secretly alluding to the right to be
Lincoln Question Responses
Because Lincoln seemed to switch back and forth on the topic of slavery, nobody really knows
how he actually felt about the situation. Arguments can (and are) made for both possibilities of Lincolns
personal views on the issu
Contrasting Labor Systems:
1) Slavery vs. free labor:
a. Blacks who had lived in the North for a long time were arrested and brought back
to their previous owners due to the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850
b. Southerners were investing in North b/c that
Latin America Questions
1. The United States interest for Latin America stems from economic, political, and
cultural reasons. Firstly, Latin America is one of the United States major trading partners. The
U.S. has invested much in oil and other c
Foner Emancipation Proc. Guiding Questions
1. The proclamation did not free any slaves because it only applied to areas under
Confederate control (243).
Lincoln did not exempt eastern North Carolina from the proc.
No way to enforce the proc. I
THE EFFECT OF MEDIA AS PROPAGANDA DURING WORLD WAR I
In World War I, propaganda played a large part in encouraging national
participation. During the war, many audiences wanted entertainment to distract them
from the constant battles and chaotic confl
Summary of Important Facts/Timeline
Napoleon is credited for spreading nationalism throughout Europe.
Language became the focus of nationalism.
Britain avoided a revolution in 1848 by extending the vote.
Louis Napoleon was elected president of France in 1
Napoleon Bonapartes Rise
Napoleon Bonaparte was in charge of France between the years of 1799 and 1815.
He was a man who, according to Chateubriand, was the mightiest breath of life which
ever animated human clay. However, his ultimate demise w