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ABC's of America's History

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Omid Mardi

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ABC's of American History
Henry
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lay

Henry Clay known for solving many issues with compromises. Given the nicknamed The -Great Compromiser- because of his compromises that included the Missouri compromise, Compromise of 1850, 3/5 compromise, The Great Compromise, and developed the "American System".
D
emocratic Republican

This party was favored by the ordinary people and was one of the first political parties. They supported stronger state power and rule by ordinary people. This went against what the other party which created the rivalry.
Battle of
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ettysburg
The battle of Gettysburg was ruled the largest number of casualties of the entire war. The battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1-3 1863. The Confederate army was actually raiding the town of Gettysburg for supplies, accidentally running into the north(Union).
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braham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. Elected president on November 6, 1860. President through the Civil War, shot by John Wilkes booth and died on April 15th,1865.
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mancipation Proclamation
Issued by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1865 as the nation entered it's 3rd year of Civil War. Freeing all slaves in rebelling states. Abraham Lincoln keeping his promise to the border states that they can keep their slaves, much later though they issued the amendment 13 freeing all slaves.
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ugitive Slave Act
The fugitive slave act was a law passed in 1850 to help slaveholders recapture runaway slaves. Not liked by northerners because it made them accept and promote slavery even though they didn't want to. Liked by the south because now everyone had to return slaves no matter what.
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John
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rown
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arriet Tubman
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ndustrialization
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Andrew
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ackson
John Brown was an abolitionist that believed that he was god's chosen one to end slavery. He thought that the only way to end slavery was with an armed insurrection. To do so he tried robbing/raid the US arsenal, to give weapons to slaves to overthrow the south. During his raid he died fighting alongside his two sons and others who joined him.
Harriet Tubman was an abolitionist and a humanitarian. Was an information gatherer and spy for the Union. Before becoming these things Harriet escaped from slavery.
Andrew Jackson was the seventh president of the United States. Jackson was known for many things but mainly how he used the spoils system, won the Battle of New Orleans, and abolished the second bank of America. He was known as a representative of the common man.
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Francis Scott
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ey
Francis Scott Key was a man that wrote a poem of the Fort Mchenry bombardment during the battle of Baltimore. After watching it first hand he remembered seeing the US American flag still waving at dawn.With this inspiration he wrote the Poem now known as the Star Spangled Banner the USA's national anthem.
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ouisiana Purchase
Louisiana purchase was made by Thomas Jefferson on April 30, 1803. Louisiana purchase was a deal made between the French and the US. The US bought the Louisiana territory for fifteen million dollars.
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onroe Doctrine
Monroe doctrine was a foreign policy towards European countries in 1823. It stated that foreign or european nations could colonize on or interfere with America. It stated that the US in return would not interfere with any foreign issues etc.
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ullification Crisis
Sectional crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson. The controversial tariff of 1828 was enacted into law during the presidency of John Quincy Adams. Sectional tensions in the United States of America.
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regon Trail
The Oregon trail connected the Missouri river to valleys in Oregon. Laid by fur trappers and traders from 1811-1840. An emigrant trail created for traders.
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roclamation of 1763
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uartering act
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obert E. Lee
Robert E. Lee was the commanding officer of the Confederate army during the civil war. Top graduate of the United States Military academy. One of the best generals in the civil war.
Battle of Saratoga
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The battle of Saratoga was the turning point in the American Revolution. The American victory of this battle convinced France to help America fight the war. Fought eighteen days in the fall of 1777, about 800 american soldiers died.
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rail of
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ears
Trail of tears was the relocation of Native Americans in America. Many Native Americans died from disease, starvation, and exposure. Around 2,000-6,000 of the 16,543 relocated Cherokee died.
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lysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant was the eighteenth president of the United States. Commanding officer of the Union during the Civil War. Known for his relentless aggression in battle not letting Lee get away.
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alley Forge
Valley Forge was the sight that held the military camp of the american continental army. Nearly 2,500 people died by things like exposure, disease, and starvation. This lasted over the winter of 1777-1778.
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George
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ashington
George Washington was the first president of the United States. The commander in Chief of the continental army during the American Revolutionary War. Washington established many forms of government including the Cabinet System and the Inaugural address.
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Affair
ABC's of the USA's history
Starting with A and ending with Z these are the ABC's of American history.
XYZ Affair was a political and diplomatic episode in 1797 and 1798. Confrontation between the United States and Republican France that led to an undeclared war -Quasi war-. X, Y and Z replace the names of French diplomats.
Required the colonies to house British soldiers. Everyone had to house a soldier somewhere or else they would be in a lot of trouble. The housing had to be provided by the colonies.
The proclamation of 1763 was issued on October 7, 1763. Established/Defined our 13 colonies. Closed off further expansion from colonists.
The industrial growth that began in the United States in the early 1800s continued steadily up and through the Civil War. After the Civil War, American industry changed dramatically. Machines replaced hand labor increasing production rate.
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