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Book about thoreau's adventures at a pond(worst book ever)
Women who started the first Women's rights convention
Young umarried girls who worked in a kind of factory
Investors who risked their own money in new industries.
Most radical white abolitionist who started his own newspaper and created the new england anti slavery society.
2nd leader of mormons who moved his followers near the great salt lake.
Treaty that gave Natives the land east of the rocky mountains. In return, they agreed not to attack settlers and to allow construction of of gov. forts and roads.
Gift of public land to individual or organization
Women's rights convention in New York
Gave U.S land south of the gila river and established the current borders of the 48 states.
Rule limiting or preventing debate on an issue
People began to buy and sell good instead of making them for their own use.
New england writer and leader of transcendentists
Inventor of the mechanical reaper.
Free black who advised slaves to fight for their freedom.
President of Mexico
Established church of latter day saints. He was jailed for destroying a printing press and was killed in jail.
Raising one or two cash crops to sell at home or abroad.
Writer who put idea of self reliance and living a simple life into practice when he moved to walden pond.
Acronym discriminating against Irish people
Slave who was taught to read and write by his owner's wife. He escaped slavery and started his own anti slavery newspaper, the north star.
Young worker learning a craft
Association formed by Sarah Bagley to petiton for a 10 hour workday
Major advocate if prison reform
War in which Natives fought against settlers who tried to force them out. Started because a prophet told the leader of the natives a prophecy about the war.
Skilled worker
Freeing of slaves with no payment to slaveowners
Went into Nicaragua and took over. Was also sent to the Gadsden purchase.
Mexican settlers
Treaty in which Mexico ceded New mexico and California and agreed to the Rio Grande border. In return, The U.S paid 15 million for several states.
Work stoppage in order to force an employer to respond to demands
People who were offered grants to attract American settlers to Texas
Texas after it was granted independence.
Religious movement where preachers rejected idea that god predetermined whether you go to heaven or hell.
Expiremental groups who tried to create perfect places. All of them shared a common goal: self succiency
Peacefully refusing to obey laws instead of fighting
Effort to prohibit drinking of alcohol
Amendment that prohibited slavery in lands gained by mexico.
Religious activism
Leader of Texas in battle of San Jacinto. Later was the first president of Texas
Sisters who were strong supporters of abolition.
Woman who decided t travel the country preaching for abolition. Also, spoke about women's rights.
System in which manufacturers povided the material for goods to be produced at home.
Group that emphasized reason and appeals to conscience as path to perfection instead of emotion.
Mission fort where Mexicans massacred numerousTexans
Custom that demanded Women to restrict their activites to the home and family
Inventor of the first steel plow.
Call to outlaw slavery
Court case that supported workers' right to strike
Group that shared goods with each other, refused to fight for any reason, and believed that men and women are equal.
Slogan adopted by Polk's supporters reffering ot the Oregon territory.
Gifted preacher who led a slave rebellion His group attacked 4 plantations and killed 60 whites before being captured and executed.
Economic system in which private buisnesses and individuals control the means of production and use them to earn profits.
Rush to California for wealth
Belief that the U.S' destiny is to expand to the pacific ocean and Mexican territory.
Leader in public school reform who became the first Massachusetts secretary of education.
Garrison's newspaper
Pre civil war south
Philosophical and literary movement that emphasized living a simple life and celebrating the truth found in nature
Young boys who fought to the death against a group of marines
Religious community that played a major role in settling of west(think pylagamy)
Emotional meeting designed to awaken religious faith through preaching and prayer
System in which Spanish tried to convert Natives to Catholicism and mve them to desiganted lands.

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