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1 Alan Brinkley, AMERICAN HISTORY 13/e Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis

2 Introduction Introduction  Territorial Growth Expanding Settlement, © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

3 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis Looking Westward Looking Westward –Manifest Destiny  Racial Justification  Opposition to Further Expansion –Americans in Texas  Stephen Austin 3 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

4 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis Looking Westward Looking Westward –Tensions Between the United States and Mexico  San Jacinto  Opposition to Annexation Sam Houston (Portrait Gallery) 4 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

5 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis Looking Westward Looking Westward –Oregon  Disputed Claims  Conflict between Settlers and Indians –The Westward Migration 5 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

6 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis Western Trails in © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

7 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis Looking Westward Looking Westward –Life on the Trail  The Oregon Trail  Life on a Trail A Full Team on the Sierras (Library of Congress) 7 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

8 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis Expansion and War Expansion and War –The Democrats and Expansion  James K. Polk  Compromise over Oregon James K. Polk (Portrait Gallery) 8 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

9 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis The Oregon Boundary, © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

10 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis Expansion and War Expansion and War –The Southwest and California  Texas Boundary in Dispute  American Interests in California 10 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

11 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis Expansion and War Expansion and War –The Mexican War  Failure of the Slidell Mission  Opposition to the War  Bear Flag Revolution  Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 11 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

12 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis The Mexican War, © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

13 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis Southwestern Expansion, © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

14 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis The Sectional Debate The Sectional Debate –Slavery and the Territories  Wilmot Proviso  Competing Plans  Free-Soil Party 14 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

15 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis The Sectional Debate The Sectional Debate –The California Gold Rush  Forty-niners  Indian Slavery An 1858 map of California and Oregon, showing Gold strikes (Royalty-Free / CORBIS) 15 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

16 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis The Sectional Debate The Sectional Debate –Rising Sectional Tensions  Sectional Conflict over Slavery in over Slavery in the Territories the Territories –The Compromise of 1850  Clay’s Proposed Solution  New Leadership  Temporary Compromise 16 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Prominent American legislators pose while working out the Compromise of 1850 (Library of Congress)

17 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis Slave and Free Territories Under the Compromise of © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

18 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis The Crises of the 1850s The Crises of the 1850s –The Uneasy Truce  Opposition to the Fugitive Slave Act Slave Act –“Young America”  Ostend Manifesto Franklin Pierce (Library of Congress) 18 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

19 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis The Crises of the 1850s The Crises of the 1850s –Slavery, Railroads, and the West  Transcontinental Railroad and Slavery  Gadsden Purchase –The Kansas-Nebraska Controversy  Kansas-Nebraska Act  Birth of the Republican Party 19 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

20 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis The Crises of the 1850s The Crises of the 1850s –“Bleeding Kansas”  Pottawatomie Massacre  Preston Brooks and Charles Sumner –The Free-Soil Ideology  “Free Soil” Ideology  “Slave Power Conspiracy” 20 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

21 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis The Crises of the 1850s The Crises of the 1850s –The Pro-Slavery Argument  The Pro-Slavery Argument Anti-Abolitionist Violence (Library of Congress) 21 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

22 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis The Crises of the 1850s The Crises of the 1850s –Buchanan and Depression  Election of 1856 –The Dred Scott Decision  Taney’s Sweeping Opinion –Deadlock over Kansas  Lecompton Constitution Rejected 22 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

23 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis The Crises of the 1850s The Crises of the 1850s –The Emergence of Lincoln  Lincoln-Douglas Debates  Lincoln’s Position 23 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Abraham Lincoln (Royalty-Free/CORBIS)

24 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis The Crises of the 1850s The Crises of the 1850s –John Brown’s Raid  John Brown’s Raid The Hanging of John Brown (Library of Congress) 24 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

25 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis The Crises of the 1850s The Crises of the 1850s –The Election of Lincoln  Divided Democrats  Disunion The Election of © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

26 Chapter Thirteen: The Impending Crisis Patterns of Popular Culture: Lyceums 26 © 2010, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.


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