· Lowellworkers went on a strike to protest a wage cut that took away nearly one-fourthof their pay, by 1830s, working conditions in Lowell mills had declined, hourslengthened, wage decreased
· 1834,first strike, 1836, protested again because of a rent increase
· The strikes and an economic recession in 1837virtually ended the Lowell system, attention began shifting to another workingsource- immigrants
is a popular leader who wrote essay on the Duty of Civil Disobedience. He didn’t like government, thought that humans were naturally good, and was against expansion of slavery was an abolitionist
He was a prominent American abolitionist and social reformer best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator and as one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society.
When: Jan. 1, 1831
Sig: he promoted "immediate emancipation" of slaves in America.
-founded in 1817
-purchased land in Africa (Liberia) with the intention of solving the "Negro problem" by transporting freed slaves there. Society backers were convinced that both blacks and whites would benefit from racial separation.
belief that U.S. expansion across North America was justified and inevitable; even ordained by God1840's. Rail Road doubled - Morse Code invented - Samuel Colt Revolver - Gold found in Cali
-By Stephan A Douglas
-Proposed that the issue of slavery be decided by popular sovereignty in the Kansas (slave) and Nebraska (free) territories, thus revoking the 1820 Missouri Compromise
> Scott’s owner had taken him into free territory and so Scott sued for his freedom
I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races.” How can this 1858 statement of Abraham Lincoln be reconciled with his 1862 Emancipation Proclamation?
1st general of the army of the Potomac. He was too cautious; He wanted to maintain his reputation (wanted to be President) Fired for non-active and aggressiveness.
He commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War. He turned down an offer to lead the Union army and joined the Confederacy when his home state of Virginia seceded. He was defeated at the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg and finally surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House on 9 April 1865, effectively ending the war.
Confederate general who, in the Battle of Bull Run, stood like a stone wall, and rallied the Virginians, giving the Confederacy the victory at Bull Run
Was accidentally shot by a Confederate soldier after the Battle of Chancelorsville
Election results were tied between Hayes and Samuel J. Tilden. They gave the presidency to Hayes, Deal was made by a special congressional commission
when: March 2 1877
sig:who removed the federal troops from the south and Democrats regained control.