dentify each of the terms below and explain why they are important to our understanding of U.S. History. Also explain who, what, when, where and WHY it is significant. Use complete sentences.
Mexican-American War, Bleeding Kansas, Fugitive Slave Law, John Brown’s Raid, Battle of Antietam, Sherman’s March to the Sea, Sharecropping,
Erie Canal, Compromise of 1850, Kansas Nebraska Act, Dred Scott Decision, Trail of Tears, Emancipation Proclamation, Special Field Order #15, Black Codes and
Panic of 1819.
Resources to use:
Eric Foner, Give Me Liberty!, Seagull Third Edition, Vol. I
Eric Foner, Voices of Freedom, Third Edition, Vol. I