Timeline Part II
NOTE: Before starting the Timeline project please refer to the "Example Timeline Matrix" document.
Instructions: Complete the matrix by providing the Time Period/Date(s) in column B, and the Description and Significance of the People/Event(s) to American History in column C. See complete instructions in the Syllabus for the Module 3 assignment entitled. “Timeline Part II.” NOTE: The timeline project does not need to be submitted to turnitin.
NOTE: Please write your answers in a clear and concise manner. Limit your submission of the Timeline Part II up to 250 words per topic/subtopic. For example, if a topic is divided into 3 subtopics, you may write a maximum of 250 ...view middle of the document...
With the publishing of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, it gave the Northerners the reason to personalize the problem of slavery since many of them have very limited experience with the problem and give them the call to free slaves from terrible owners. B- The Kansas-Nebraska act which created more territories of Kansas and Nebraska and allowed new land for settling and introduce popular sovereignty which allowed the people of the new states to decide whether or not they would allow slavery, in tern of repealing the Missouri compromise and eventually leading to the civil war. C- Henry Clay’s effort in resolving the conflict between the north and the south after the US gain a vast territory and to determine which states should allowed slaves. With the compromise of 1850 and later become law, California was admitted as a free state, Texas lost its boundary claim in New Mexico, but get a compensation of 10 million dollars. Slave Trade was prohibited in Washington D.C but slaves still maintain in the nation capitol, and the fugitive slave act was pass which make the North to return the runaway slaves to their former owner. D- The vast system to help runaway slaves and was aid by abolitionists. The Underground Railroad was the networks which help the slaves to find their freedom and hundreds of thousands of slaves had escaped via that route. In 1850 the peak of escaped slaves came up to 100000 and the popular destination was Canada where slavery was prohibited. The South also look at the Underground railroad as an issue where it was look as an example of laws flouted by abolitionists. |
3) The evolution of Sectionalism, including the cultural divide that developed between the North and the South; Southern Secession and its connection to the theme of “individualism.” | 1800s | The North and the South were separate by their cultures and mean of economy and form sectionalism even before the civil war. Since the North economy was based industrial factories and doesn’t required much manual labor and also the raising of abolitionism ideas against the plantation owners of the South over slavery; thus placing the diversion of cultural and ideals between the North and the South. Where the differences of culture, belief were so vast between the North and the South- leading their citizen became more of regional loyal than actual loyal to their nation. |
4) The causes and consequences of the Civil War. | 1861-1865 | The main cause of the civil war was the different- sectionalism between the North and the South where their economy backgrounds were different in which the North is relied on machinery industrial and the South mainly sources of income was agriculture which require lots of manual labor- this is where slaves issue come in. When President Lincoln was elected and banned the new territories the right to own slave- leading to the breaking point of the Civil War; he also prevented the States to be torn apart when the South succeeded the Union by...