Historyyy40 cards

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Nativist

Native born American who wanted to eliminate foreign influence

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Know nothing party

Political partyin hte US during the 1800's against recent immigrants and roman Catholics Made sure no immigrant groups took public office

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2nd great awakening

Renewk of religious faith in the 1790's and early1800's

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Temperance movement

Reformer who advocated improving education

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Dorthea Dix

Reformer who was a pioneer in the movement to Better treatment of the mentAlly ill

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Abolitionist

People who believed in stopping slavery

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Fredrick Douglas

Abolitionisy and journalist who became a influential lecturer in north and abroad

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Sojourner truth

Abolitionist and feminist who spoke against slavery and the rights of women

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Elizabeth cady staton

Reformer who helped organize hrs first womens rights convention

10

Push factor of immigration

A reason or force that causes people to leave their native land

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Pull factor for immigration

a reason or force that causes people to choose to move to. New place

12

Mexican cession

Mexican territory surrenders to the US at the end of the war with Mexico

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Manifest destiny

Belife that the US was meant to expand form coast to coast

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Andrew Jackson

US president from 1829-1837

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Jacksonian democracy

The idea of widening political power to more of hrs people

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Spoils system

The practice of giving givernment jobs to political bakers

17

Doctorine if nullification

Idea thAt a state had the right to nullify, or reject, a federal law that considers it un consitituitional

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Henry clay

Nationalist representative from Kentucky

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Stephan Austin

Founded a colony for Americans in Spanish Texas

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Battle of the Alamo

Battle between Texas and Mexico in 1836

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Suffrage

The right to vote

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Brigham young

Morman leader who moved his followers to Utah to practice their religion in peace

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Mountain men

Trappers and explorers who opens up the western pioneers trails

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Mormon

Membee if a church founded by joesph smith in 1830

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Oregon trail

Trail that ran western from independence Missouri to Oregon territory

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President Polk

11th president of the US who was commuted to westward expansion

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Zachary Taylor

US general whomped the battle over the disputed territory of hrs rio grande

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Indian removal act

1830law that called for the government to negotiate treaties requreing native Americans to reloCate to the west

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Indian territory

An area To Which native Americans were moved coveri g what is now Oklahoma and parts of Kansas and Nebraska

30

William loyd garrison

Puisher of abolitionist newspaper about nati slavery

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Sam houstan

Commander of the Texas army at the battle of san jacinto Later elected as president of the republic in Texas

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Mexican war

War between Texas and medical about Mexico becoming. State

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Gadsen purchase

The lost land purchase

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Senca fall convention

The first womens rights convention held in Senca falls new York

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Oregon country

When Spain handed Florida to the US.and HHS up claims to the Oregon county

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Sam houstan

Commander of the Texas army at the battle of san jacinto Later elected as president of the republic in Texas

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Mexican war

War between Texas and medical about Mexico becoming. State

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Gadsen purchase

The lost land purchase

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Senca fall convention

The first womens rights convention held in Senca falls new York

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Oregon country

When Spain handed Florida to the US.and HHS up claims to the Oregon county