Events leading up to Civil War; Savannah

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  • Westward Expanision

    Simplified list of US territorial acquisitions beginning with American independence.
  • Abolition Movement

    Garrison, H.Tubman, F.Douglass, Tappan, H.B.Stowe all worked to end slavery
  • Manifest Destiny

    Belief that god will allow white men to control all the land between the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean.
  • Mexican War of (1848) the long march

    Disoute over southern border of Texas; showed Mexico that America will not be stopped
  • Compromise of 1850

    Gold discovered in Cali. quickly got 60,000 people to apply for state hood. The Missouri Compromise line stops @ Cali.
  • Bleding Kansas

    Fights breaks out as people vote for slave or free Northerners & southerners sneaked into Kansas to cheat and vote.
  • Dred Scott vs. Sanford

    "Slaved are property and cannot sue? chief jus Roger Tanney
  • Refrom Era

    Social activism and political reform that flourished in 1890s-1920s