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  1. Review for Finals USI-CPI

  2. Create a Terms/Names list

  3. Overview of units

  4. Essay Questions: #1 • Did the US succeed in its goal of expanding across the continent during the 1840s-1850s, land was gained, but was there a cost? • Think about: Manifest destiny Texas independence Mexican war Mexican Cession Oregon country 54-40 or fight! California gold rush 49ers Gadsden purchase Compromise of 1850 Popular sovereignty Kansas-Nebraska Act Bleeding Kansas weak presidents (1848-1860)

  5. Essay Questions: #2 • It has been said that the Civil War was fought over the institution of slavery, but there are other causes that had as much of, if not more of an influence to the beginning of the war. Is this statement correct or not? • Think about: Republican party wealthy industrialists from the NE Industrialization “King cotton” Southern agriculture slavery Popular sovereignty John Brown Dred Scott case Compromise of 1850 Emancipation Proclamation Abraham Lincoln

  6. Essay Questions: #3 • Although there were differences between sharecropping and the “old” plantation system, explain the similarities between the two systems. • Think about: Tenant farming sharecropping Southern aristocrats black codes Way of life for slaves way of life for sharecroppers 13th, 14th, 15th amendments cotton production Reconstruction compromise of 1877