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  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    lincoln grew up on kentucky frontier and moved to Illinois as a young man.
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  • Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson
    became a symbol of expanding American democracy.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    foreign policy doctrine set fourth by presdient monroe in 1823 that discouraged european intervention in the western hemisphere.
  • trails of tears

    trails of tears
    forced march of the cherokee indians to move west of the mississippi in the 1830's
  • manifest destiny

    manifest destiny
    19th century doctrine that westward expansion of the untied states was not only inevitable but a god-given right [1840].
  • wilmot proviso

    wilmot proviso
    called for a ban on slavery in any appropriations bill.
  • California Gold Rush

    California Gold Rush
    mass migration to california after the discovery of gold in 1848.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo
    treaty ending the mexican-American war.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    california was admiteed as a free state , but in the other territory acquired from mexico, voters would decide the slavery issue for themselves.
  • Underground Railroad

    Underground Railroad
    system that existed before the civil war,in which black and white abolitionistds helped escaped slaves travel to safe areas,especially Canada
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    law that divided the Nebraska Territory into Kansas and nebraska giving each territory the right to decide whether or not to allow slavery.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    confederate troops were prevented from iading the north and which resulted in more than 50,000 casualties.
  • Gettysburrg Address

    Gettysburrg Address
    speech by president lincoln in which he dedictaed a national cemetery at Gettysburg and reaffirmed the ideas for which the union was fighting.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    decree by president lincoln that freed enslaved people living in conferate states still in rebellion.
  • Andrew Johnson

    Andrew Johnson
    vice president
  • thirthteenth amendment

    thirthteenth amendment
    amendment that abolished slavery.
  • reconstruction

    repair damage to the south caused by the civil war and restore the southern states to the union.
  • fourteenth amendment

    fourteenth amendment
    constitutional amendment which defined citizenship and guaranteed citizens equal protection under the law.
  • Fifthteenth amendment

    Fifthteenth amendment
    constitutional amendment guaranteed voting rights regardless of race or previous condition of servitude.
  • Ku Klux Klan

    Ku Klux Klan
    organization that promotes hatred and discrimination against specific ethnic and religious groups.