Unit 4

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In History
  • Cane Ridge revival

    Cane Ridge revival
    The tent meeting was held by Presbyterian ministers, attended by ministers of the methodist and Baptists congregations, and attracted thousands with the goal of converting as many people and to spread the message of god. As a result of the meeting the presbyterian ministers that were censored and silenced rosed up and organized a church of their own, they called themselves christians. The cane ridge meeting is the most famous events of the religious revival of the second great awakening.
  • The louisiana purchase

    The louisiana purchase
    The purchase of the louisiana territory from the french more than doubled the size of the United States territory. With all this new land gave way for more expansion and fueling manifest destiny beliefs, but with the new land came new threats such as the increased amount of Native Americans than would impose on the whites. This new amount of natives fueled discussion of the inability to settle due to the amount of Natives and the possible conflict that may harm the politics of the self made man.
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    Politics of the common man- Universal male suffrage and rise in democracy and the idea of the self made man

    With Andrew Jackson president, Jackson made his intentions clear as he started from humble begins and stayed true to the life and the struggle the self made man. With Jackson's politics of the common man, democracy in America was talking shape as he pressed for universal male suffrage. The number of male voters rose from 350,000 in 1824 to 2.4 million in 1840. Jackson's policies helped mold the american dream as equality among men rose.
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    Trail of tears

    The forced movement of around 60,000 natives, the alternative of moving was death, around 2,500 to 6,000 natives died to the freezing contiones of winter, to famine and to disease.
  • The indian removal act

    The indian removal act
    The act signed by president andrew Jackson that authorized the removal of southern Native tribes, for Natives tribes to be moved past the mississippi river so that the natives could be with their own kind and be able to govern themselves apart from the white man. The natives were to be moved to the new land in exchange for the settlement of whites in the native ancestral lands