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Ch 9: U.S. History from 1791 to 1877

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14 Lessons in Chapter 9: U.S. History from 1791 to 1877
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Presidential Election of 1800: Candidates, Summary & Significance

1. Presidential Election of 1800: Candidates, Summary & Significance

In this lesson, you'll learn about the candidates who ran for president in 1800, the issues that divided them, the historical significance of the election, and why this election was termed the 'Revolution of 1800.'

War of 1812: Causes & Effects

2. War of 1812: Causes & Effects

Sometimes referred to as the ~'Second War for Independence,~' the War of 1812 was fought to establish American international trading rights. Explore the causes and reasons for the war, as well as its major events and lasting effects.

John Marshall's Supreme Court During the Virginia Dynasty

3. John Marshall's Supreme Court During the Virginia Dynasty

From 1801 to 1835, during the Virginia Dynasty, John Marshall served as the Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Learn how Marshall shaped the judicial branch of government and left a lasting legacy that continues to impact court decisions and citizens' rights. Explore cases such as Marbury v. Madison, Fletcher v. Peck, and McCulloch v. Maryland.

Andrew Jackson vs. the Whig Party: Rise of Executive Power

4. Andrew Jackson vs. the Whig Party: Rise of Executive Power

Andrew Jackson strengthened the power of the executive branch, which led to the formation of the Whig party, a group of people who were his opponents. This lesson explores Andrew Jackson, the Whig party, and the Treaty of New Echota.

Indian Removal Act of 1830: Summary, Timeline & Facts

5. Indian Removal Act of 1830: Summary, Timeline & Facts

The Indian Removal Act of 1830 removed and relocated Indian nations located in the Southern United States for the advancement of White settlement. Learn about the impacts of Manifest Destiny, the peaceful exodus, and the resistance to relocation.

Reform Movements of the 19th Century

6. Reform Movements of the 19th Century

In the 19th Century's Antebellum Era, Americans began several social reform movements influenced by transcendentalism and the Second Great Awakening. Learn about temperance and abolition and explore the reforms they inspired and reform leaders like Horace Mann, Dorothea Dix, Lucretia Mott, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

Abolitionist Movement: Important Figures in the Fight to End Slavery

7. Abolitionist Movement: Important Figures in the Fight to End Slavery

Americans like David Walker, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglas, and Harriet Beecher Stowe drove the battle to end slavery. Learn about the decades of work that the abolitionist movement took as well as some of the strong figures who were integral in this movement and, ultimately, the abolishment of slavery.

The Industrial Revolution in America: Inventions & Effects

8. The Industrial Revolution in America: Inventions & Effects

The American Industrial Revolution brought new inventions that changed American society forever. Learn about the new inventions from this period, the start of the railroad and steel industries, and the emergence of industrial factories.

Lincoln's Election, Southern Secession & the New Confederacy

9. Lincoln's Election, Southern Secession & the New Confederacy

Four political parties contended for the presidency during the 1860 Presidential election. Abraham Lincoln won the election with 40% of the popular vote and became the 16th President of America. Learn about the 1860 Presidential election and the events that led to the formation of the Confederate States of America.

The Battle of Fort Sumter & the Start of the Civil War

10. The Battle of Fort Sumter & the Start of the Civil War

The Civil War was triggered when South Carolina's militia attacked Fort Sumter. Learn about the crisis at Fort Sumter, explore the Battle of Fort Sumter, including Fort Sumter's fall, and understand how this became the start of the Civil War.

Civil War Turning Points: Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Vicksburg

11. Civil War Turning Points: Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Vicksburg

Three battles in 1863 were turning points in the Civil War. Learn how the battles at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Vicksburg during the third year of the war and explore the decisions of generals on both sides.

End of the Civil War: General Grant Begins the March Toward Richmond

12. End of the Civil War: General Grant Begins the March Toward Richmond

Learn how the Civil War ended and how General Ulysses S. Grant began the march toward Richmond, Va. Explore General Grant's successes and failures in the battles of 1864, and how President Abraham Lincoln resisted calls to replace Grant.

Reconstruction Period: Goals, Success and Failures

13. Reconstruction Period: Goals, Success and Failures

The Reconstruction period spanned 1865 - 1877, where the Republicans worked to repair the South after the Civil War. Learn about the goals, successes and failures of the Reconstruction period.

American Civil War: Facts, Causes & Effects

14. American Civil War: Facts, Causes & Effects

Explore the causes, effects, and facts about the American Civil War. Examine the historical context of the nation, key battles, the effects of losing the war on the South, and how this led to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

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