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Continuity and Change in American History

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lily mayorga

on 8 May 2014

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Transcript of Continuity and Change in American History

1820: Missouri Compromise
1832: Tariff of Abomination
1833: Compromise Tariff of 1833
1846: Wilmot Proviso
1849: California applies for statehood as a free state
1850: Compromise of 1850
1852: Uncle Tom's Cabin
1854: Nebraska-Kansas Act/ Ostend Manifesto
1857: Dred Scott Case

Intolerance, and Threats to Civil Liberties
1798 - Alien and Seduction Acts
1853 - Know Nothing Party
1861 - Suspension of Habius Corpus
Reconstruction - Black codes and KKK
End of 19th Century - Literary tests, poll taxes, Etc.
1919 - Red Scare
1920's - KKK, Sacco & Vanzetti, Etc.
WWII - Japanese-American Interment camps
1950s - McCarthyism
Wars in American History
1754: French and Indian War
1763: Treaty of Paris
1775: Revolutionary War
1783: Treaty of Paris
1812: War of 1812
1814: Treaty of Ghent
1846: Mexican-American War
1848: Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
1861: Civil War
Development of Political Parties
Theme: Racial tensions heightened after the Civil War and white supremacy grew.
Continuity and Change in American History
Group 2

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction
Connection to Intolerance and Threats to Civil Liberties
As more court cases and acts were issued, the more the United States became divided on the issue of slavery. Even after the Civil War and Reconstruction ended, racial tensions still remained to haunt African Americans and other minorities for years to come.

Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction cont.
1858:Lincoln Douglas Debates
1859:John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry
1860: Election of 1960
1861:First shots of the Civil War/Beginning of Civil War
1863: Battle of Gettysburg
1865: Emancipation Proclamation
1867:14th amendment enacted
1877:Compromise of 1877
Wars in American History
1865- End of Civil War
1898- Span-Am war
1917- Entry to WWI
1918- Armistist WWI
1941- Pearl Harbor
1945- End of WWII
1950- Korean War
1953- Armistist end to Korean War
1954- U.S involvement in Vietnam
1973- Paris Peace Accord
1792 Political Party Spilts: Democrat-Republicans v. Federalist
1816 Era of Good Feelings; End of Federalist
1824 Whig v. Democrats
1860 Republican party wins first election
1936 Democrats win majority after long Republican rule

Theme: Democrats and Republicans switch views

Connection: Immigrants who are eligible to vote impact the popular vote which also impacts the electoral vote.
Civil unrest forms throughout the Untied States based upon the issue of slavery.
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