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The greatest expression of Romanticism in the United States was through
"The formation of the moral and intellectual character of the young is committed mainly to the female hand…The mother forms the character of the future man." This statement supports the concept of
The American transcendentalist who defended his refusal to pay taxes to support the Mexican War in his essay "Civil Disobedience" was
During the 1820s, Americans' per capita consumption of alcoholic beverages
The most compelling argument for the success of the common schools was that they
Describing the dissemination of culture, the text observes that northern society was permeated by
A typical theme of the Second Great Awakening was that
The Declaration of Sentiments from the Seneca Falls Convention states "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal." A primary author of this statement was
The communitarian group whose members were celibate, held their property in common, valued simplicity and industriousness, stressed equality of labor, and practiced a joyful and fervent religion was
One of Hawthorne's greatest works, The Scarlet Letter, is a(n)
The most basic goal of the common school movement was
One of the few advocates of women's rights who did not begin her career in the abolitionist movement and who made a frontal assault on all forms of sexual discrimination in Women in the Nineteenth Century was
The Native American nation forced to move from Georgia as a result of Jackson's policies was the
Jackson's attitude toward nullification was to
The Nullification Crisis ended peacefully because South Carolina embraced Jackson's Force Bill.
South Carolina's challenge to the tariffs of 1828 and 1832 is called the
Which of the following is the name given to the 1838 forced removal of Cherokee and other Indians from Georgia and the western Appalachians to Indian Territory in Oklahoma and nearby regions?
The basic concept underlying the "spoils system" was that
Which of the following terms is typically applied to the political tension between the Democratic party, as rejuvenated by Andrew Jackson in 1828, and the Whigs, who emerged in response to Jackson?
In response to the espousal of the states' rights doctrine on the Senate floor by South Carolinian Robert Hayne, which of the following argued that the Constitution was a compact of the people and that the Union was indissoluble?
Jackson defended his veto of the charter of the Second National Bank on the grounds that it was
Many critics of the Bank of the United States accused it of monopolizing public funds in the interests of the rich.
President Jackson issued the ________ in 1836 to require purchase of public land in gold or silver.
"Tippecanoe and Tyler too!" was the campaign slogan for General William Henry Harrison who was the nominee of what political party?
The leader of the Texas independence movement and first president of the Republic of Texas was
The ________ Treaty settled the disputed boundary between Maine and New Brunswick and demonstrated the growing Anglo-American economic dependence.
Before Texas gained its independence in 1836, a major conflict between American settlers in Texas and the Mexican government was
The original advocate of organizing new territories on the basis of "popular sovereignty" was
"As an express and fundamental condition to the acquisition of any territory from the Republic of Mexico…neither slavery nor involuntary servitude shall ever exist in any part of said territory." This is from the
Mexico's main grievance against the United States was based upon the
The Compromise of 1850 included admitting ________ as a free state.
Upon sensing the expansionist sentiment of voters in the election of 1844, Henry Clay
Manifest destiny might best be described as the belief that Americans were
In 1849 approximately 80,000 Americans migrated to California because of the
On the eve of the Civil War, about ________ of white southern families owned at least one slave.
The most obvious change in the North in the decades before the Civil War was the
Clipper ships designed by Donald McKay were popular because they
The most important southern crop in the 1840s and 1850s was
The South was particularly backward in railroad construction because it
By the 1850s the United States led the world in manufacturing
Manufacturing in the antebellum South was
Marriages among southern slaves were legally recognized by white society.
In the 1830s, Nat Turner gained notoriety as the leader of the
Most of the industrial workers in the mid-nineteenth century
Before 1860, about three-fourths of all the money invested in railroads came from