HIST 2055 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Fugitive Slaves In The United States, Jacksonian Democracy, Mexican Texas
(1) what were the specific issues that confronted political parties (a) in the years preceding the republicans" 1800 triumph and (b) in the years of. Jackson; saw him as tyrant: jackson- frontier; rough; war hero- trail of tears; orphaned child- self-made man, jacksonian society; focused on common man not industry, manifest destiny- take indians lands, got rid of federal bank, had similar ideals. Difference: distinct; evidence, list transitions, textbook: voting rights, voting patterns, newspapers, tone of political campaigns. Irrational fears of parties (2) summarize the issues surrounding the mexican-american war. Then explain the results of the war, in terms of territorial acquisition and its impact on national politics: events leading up to it, lucradive trade route- southwest appealing to, mexico gained independence from spain- americans move to. Texas- steven austin with mex gov. permission: more people in southeastern states- americans- move to texas to grow cotton, 1829- mexico ends slavery- americans wants to keep slaves in.