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

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