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Picture above: The Trail of Tears was a consequence of westward expansion. The consequences being the death of thousands of Native Americans http://www.cherokee.org/AboutTheNation/History/TrailofTears/ABriefHistoryoftheTrailofTears.aspx
Time Period 4 Review Video
Time Period 4: Gilder Lehrman Timeline, Primary Sources & Essays
- Identity: How did debates over American democratic culture and the proximity of many different cultures living in close contact affect changing definitions of national identity?
- Work, Exchange & Technology: How did the growth of mass manufacturing in the rapidly urbanizing North affect definitions of and relationships between workers, and those for whom they worked? How did the continuing dominance of agriculture and the slave system affect southern social, political, and economic life?
- Peopling: How did the continued movement of individuals and groups into, out of, and within the United States shape the development of new communities and the evolution of old communities?
- Politics & Power: How did the growth of ideals of mass democracy, including such concerns as expanding suffrage, public education, abolitionism, and care for the needy affect political life and discourse?
- America in the World: How did the United States use diplomatic and economic means to project its power in the western hemisphere? How did foreign governments and individuals describe and react to the new American nation?
- Environment & Geography: How did environmental and geographic factors affect the development of sectional economics and identities?
- Ideas, Belief & Culture: How did the idea of democratization shape and reflect American arts, literature, ideals, and culture?