History 011

What was the founders’ attitude toward democracy?

Answer the following questions. Answers must be thorough and come from the book (not other sources). Note: you do not need to provide definitions of the vocab, which are only provided to help you prepare for the quiz.

Assignment Questions

CH. 9

  1. What was the founders’ attitude toward democracy?
  2. What was the Missouri Compromise? What were its causes and effects?
  3. What was the Nullification Crisis? What were its causes and effects?
  4. Describe Jackson’s Bank War? What were its causes and effects?
  5. What were the causes and effects of the Panic of 1837?
  6. In what ways did racism worsen during this era?

CH. 10

  1. Describe the Second Great Awakening. What were its causes and effects?
  2. Why was whiskey so frequently consumed during this period?
  3. What was the Abolitionist Movement? How did it evolve from the 1830s to the 1840s? What were its strategies?

CH. 11

  1. Why was cotton so profitable? How much cotton did the US expand in 1860? What percentage of total exports did cotton represent?
  2. In what ways did slavery change following the increased profitability of cotton?
  3. What was the internal slave trade? Why and how did the production of slaves grow?
  4. In what ways did southerners defend the practice of slavery?
  5. How did the availability of steam power change the south?
  6. How did southern cities develop from 1820-1860?
  7. What forms of terrorism did enslavers use to control slaves? How did this affect women and men?

CH. 12

  1. What was Manifest Destiny?
  2. Why did the US annex Florida? What was its policy there?
  3. What led to Texas’s secession from Mexico?
  4. What were the causes and effects of the Mexican-American War?

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