The Constitution clearly outlined the fundamentals of the American government.
However, some portions of the Constitution was left up to debate which did not stop the
secession of the South.
a) Historical Events that led to the Constitution
Tobacco has exhausted the soil (1820 - 1830) in the old parts of Virginia and Maryland.
Land drops prices
New crop (wheat and corn)
Increased urbinasation South -> 1/14 in cities
Much less in North -> 1
Tuesday September 17, 1787
The engrossed Constitution being read,
Docr. FRANKLIN rose with a speech in his hand, which he had reduced to writing for his
own conveniency, and which Mr. Wilson read in the words following.
ANdrew Jackson and six after his were slave owners.
Africans were captured and walked to Georgia or further South.
Cotton was bring America to prosperity. Made by blacks. It had a place to
Cherokees and other indigenous "plane" was walked off so that "Exp
Sources 8.2 and 8.3 -> Washingtons and Farewell Address
Warned Against: Forming political parties & Foreign entanglement
8.3 -> Alien Sedition act.
Acts controlling speech against the government.
Violated the first amendment.
Federalist passed the Seditio
From as early as the Colonial Era to the Reform Movements, the American population are
in a constant stride to better their conditions. At each stage, whether it be to free
themselves from tyrannical power or abolitionists fighting for fair tre
Doctrine progress -> Human nature could be almost perfected.
-> Nature of liberty was in against Slavery
17,000 slaves. 1 in 5 in America.
The Declaration of Independence -> Only meant for the whites. Not until 1808 was it
even legal to vote against slave
The corrupted use of the Fifth Amendment
The Constitution and the Amendments are continuously improving on its
foundations to protect the liberty of those that live by it. This process of laws being
1828 -> They use posters, buttons, personal attacks during the Administration.
To separate themselves from the"Currupt" they call themselves the Democrats.
To become president through electoral vote which are dictated by the
Andrew Jackson (Democratic ->
1830 to 1860
-> In the American mind this is the "right thing" - "Manifestan Destiny"
Supirior economic + political + social institutions.
Thinks of themselves as white anglosaxan + protestant showing the way for everyone
The Republic of Texas
It was the
History Prompt 2
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
America gained economic growth at the cost of turning a blind eye to enslaving
other human beings.
Institution of Slavery
African Slavery became the context in wh