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FC: Carmen Martinez & Karina Lopez | PERIOD:1 | WORLD HISTORY

1: The Declaration of Independence | After Thomas Jefferson wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence, Benjamin Franklin and John Adams suggested changes. The Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence, which proclaims the independence of the United States of America from Great Britain and its king. Thomas Paine’s pamphlet Common Sense persuaded many colonists to support independence. Slavery wasn't mentioned in the declaration of independence because the slave trade was important to the economy of many of the colonies.

2: The Bill Of Rights | James Madison was often called “the father of the constitution ,”because e crafted the Bill of Rights that was debated and approved in 1791. The first amendment says that everyone has the freedom of religion, of speech, of the press, and of assembly, and the right to petition the government. The third amendment gave Americans the right to not allow soldiers in their home. The Bill of Rights contains ten amendments.

3: Manifest Destiny and the Growing Nation | The phrase manifest destiny means ”obvious fate”. Manifest Destiny lead to a war with Mexico. The Manifest Destiny was accomplished by the 1850s In 1845, Texas was admitted to the United States

4: Horace Mann was known as “the father of American public schools.” In 1850 more white children especially boys were attending to public schools but education was not offered to everyone Most colleges and high schools did not accept girls. Many women were inspired by religious reform movement to become involved in the fight against slavery. | An Era of Reform

5: The Worlds of North and South | The economy of the south was based on agriculture. The economy of the north was based on industry. Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin. The north's main transportation was railroads

6: A Dividing Nation | The union were the people in the north who did not want slaves. As result for the Missouri Compromise, Missouri entered the union as a slave state, while Maine entered as a free state. The Compromise of 1850 admitted California as a free state and allowed the southwestern territories to be set up with no restriction on slavery. Under the Fugitive Slave Law, any person arrested as a runaway slave had almost no illegal rights.

7: Don't think: Look! -Ludwig Wittgenstein | Abraham Lincoln | Abraham Lincoln was born in Kentucky on February 12, 1809. Abraham Lincoln issued the Battle Of Antietam. Lincoln was patient, thoughtful, and tolerant of others. Lincoln didn't like slavery.

8: The Civil War | The civil war was in between the union and the confederate. The North's advantage during the war was it had a larger population, industrial resources, and more money. The South had to fight long enough to convince the North that it could not conquer the South. After the Civil War, the South was physically, economically, and spiritually devastated.

9: The Reconstruction Era | South had to pledge loyalty. The purpose of Reconstruction was to bring the southern states back into the Union. Reconstruction ensured black Americans their freedom. The Ku Klux Klan was determined to keep blacks from voting and influencing politics. The blacks codes limited African Americans rights.

10: The Rise Of Industry | Immigrants had bad working conditions. Men couldn't support the family so he wont get paid a lot so the whole family had to work. Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone. The owners of the factory would charge to use the machine.

11: References | http://www.history.com/ http://www.ushistory.org/

12: The Rise Of Industry | Immigrants had bad working conditions. Men couldn't support the family so he wont get paid a lot so the whole family had to work. Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone. The owners of the factory would charge to use the machine.

13: Never a day passes but that I do myself the honor to commune with some of nature's varied forms. -George Washington Carver

15: Go and walk with Nature; thou wilt find Full many a gem in her enchanted cup. -Isaac McLellan

20: As long as I live, I'll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I'll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I'll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can. -John Muir

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