The treaty that secured Florida for the United States and drew a dividing line between Spanish territory in the Southwest and U.S.held Northwest Territory was the __________.
The main focus of westward agrarian expansion after 1815 was the land between the Mississippi River and the __________.
Sac and Fox Indian leader__________ attempted unsuccessfully to recapture lands east of the Mississippi in the 1830s.
Although roads and canals were few by 1815, the United States had a superb natural transportation system in its __________.
Before the coming of the steamboat, almost all river cargo was carried on small vessels called __________.
The completion of the Erie Canal helped make __________ the unrivaled commercial capital of the United States.
New York City
The serious threat to national harmony during the Monroe administration involved the question of admitting __________ to the nation as a slave state.
The Supreme Court decision in Dartmouth College v. __________ determined that any charter granted by a state was a legal and inviolable contract and strengthened the position of business enterprises against the states.
The 1915 epic film of D. W. Griffith that presented Reconstruction as a "tragic era" of misrule and corruption was entitled __________.
Birth of a Nation
Slavery was abolished with the ratification of the __________.
Lincoln refused to sign the WadeDavis Bill of 1864 by exercising a __________.
The physical destruction of the South would not have been so devastating had there been sufficient __________ available for rebuilding.
The __________ Amendment restricted the power of the states to violate the life, liberty, or property of any citizen.
By the 1870s, most African Americans were relegated to the system of __________, an arrangement whereby they agreed to work a small piece of land in return for a fixed share of the crop.
In 1874, President Grant discouraged inflation by vetoing a modest new issue of __________.
The __________was a southern organization bent on restoring White supremacy by intimidating politically active African Americans.
Ku Klux Klan
The southern Republican party consisted of the following three groups, poor white farmers, blacks, and __________.
By the 1870s, leadership of the Republican party had passed to opportunistic politicians called __________ who were more interested in personal gain than in public service or the rights of the freedmen.
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