Before 1750, the British largely disregarded the rights of Native Americans of North America.
Use examples to show how this happened. (Study Guide Question)
The British sought to solely benefit themselves with their interactions with Native
Americans by e
How did the French Treat the Native Americans? Compare it to the British (study guide
The French were relatively more benign in their responses to Native Americans
by forming a more tempered economic relationship and cultural conversion. Before
III. The Compromise of 1850
A. A series of 5 bills which addressed the status of newly acquired land from the
B. Texas surrendered claims to New Mexico
C. Popular sovereignty in New Mexico and Utah; California is a free state
D. No s
A. Those opposed to the spread of slavery took political action to balance the
power of the North and the South by making compromises. However, moral action to
completely limit the expansion on slavery generally failed.
II. Missouri Compro
The end of the War of 1812 really marked the beginning of the Antebellum
period and ended before the start of the Civil War. This period was characterized by
trying to balance the number of slave states and free states and the growing rift between
Homework Question: What legislation and government affairs led to the Civil War and
the fight that would eventually end slavery?
The slavery debate grew even more intense after Manifest Destiny which Polk
advocated for. He provoked the Mexican- American w
Question: What were some of the cultural and personal tensions and relationships that
helped lead the United States to the Civil War?
The peace brought about by the Compromise of 1850 was short lived when
Stephen Douglas introduced a bill, Kansas- Nebrask
Question: In your opinion, what do you think are the three biggest events that allowed the
Civil War to occur? Use examples from book power points, lecture note, online
A significant event that lead to the Civil War was the court
Question: How did Lincoln handle the War?
Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated president at the beginning of the Civil War. As
soon as he took office, Lincoln used his executive powers to combat the crisis the
separated country was in. Lincoln was in an unprec