Thinking about Writing as a Knowledge-Making Activity: Let's Make Knowledge about History for Exam III

The goal here is to work collaboratively to create a study guide for Exam III. Everyone is going to need to work quickly and efficiently, reading and writing, to get this done. Form into groups and let's start compiling this information!

For each term try to answer --context, time period, significance. For each chronology, try to find at least 3 to 4 major events associated with that topic!

Group 1

  • Sarah Bagley
    • Context --The Market Revolution and Changes in the American Economy and growth of factories in the early 19th century
    • Time period --19th century early
    • Helped factory workers and women to organize into labor unions and worked to get a 10-hour work day
  • Nathan Appleton
    • Context and Time Period
    • Significance
  • William Lloyd Garrison
    • Context and Time Period
    • Significance
  • Frederick Douglass
    • Context and Time Period-- Was once a slave but is now a well known abolitionist and orator who fought for the freedom of African Americans. Most of his work was leading up to the Civil War in the 19th century. He did this politically by speeches, books, etc.
    • Significance
  • Chronology-Changing means of production

Group 2

  • Catharine Beecher
    • Context and Time Period ----Women's Rights changes in Society in America during the early 1800s.
    • Significance --women's rights activists for education. Stay at home in the private sphere.
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    • Context and Time Period ---- during the late 1800s. She helped women rights movement in America.
    • Significance ---She formed the National women's loyal league and National women's suffrage association. She became the voice of women's reforms.
  • Sara Robinson
    • Context and Time Period
    • Significance---She was an abolitionist who wrote a dairy "Kansas". This book reflected the many views of anti-slavery Kansas settlers.
  • David Atchison
    • Context and Time Period
    • Significance
  • Territorial expansion

Group 3

  • Clement Vallandigham-leader of the copper heads and he was member the house of representatives in ohio
    • Context and Time Period
    • Significance
  • Copperheads- democrats in the north who oppose the american civil war. wanted peace, 1860'2
    • Context and Time Period
    • Significance
  • Benjamin Wade-united states senator during civil war, whig party, republican party (1851- 1869)
    • Context and Time Period
    • Significance
  • Know-Nothing Party- a party- political party during the late 1840's strongly apposed immigrants and the catholic church
    • Context and Time Period
    • Significance
  • The War Against Mexico- stemming from the annexation of Texas 1835 from a dispute over if Texas ended at. the nueces river or the Rio grande

Group 4

  • Abby Kelley
    • Context-Was part of the Female Anti- Slavery, pat of the abolitionist movement.
    • Time Period- Around the 18th Century
    • Significance- used public speaking to advocate about the right of speech.
  • Margaret Fuller
    • Context- Feminists/Literary editor of the Dial (magazine) and Time Period 1840-1842
    • Significance- The first woman to achieve an important position in American Journalism
  • Grimké sisters
    • Context- Abolitionist/ Writers. Debated the constitutional relationship to slavery

Time Period- Took place in the late 19th century

  • Significance- women rights
  • Nativism
    • Context- Was the fear of immigration on American political and social life, most migrated from Ireland and Germany.
    • Time Period- Took place in the 1840-1850's
    • Significance- Was undercut of native born skilled laborers by working for starvation wages.
  • Growing sectional divisions
    • sectional balance collapsed
    • Kansas Nebraska Act
    • Dred Scott Case
    • Lecompton Controversy

Group 5

  • Crittenden Compromise
    • Context and Time Period ---During Secession Crisis after seven states had seceded but before
    • Significance --offered to extend the Missouri Compromise to Pacific, which would let slavery continue West but was rejected by Lincoln and slave states.
  • contrabands
    • Context and Time Period
    • Significance
  • Sanitary Fairs
    • Context and Time Period -- Fairs held dedicated to raising funds for the United States Sanitary Commission. These fairs were extremely popular for fundraising for the Union cause.
    • Significance
  • Crisis in Kansas (What starts the crisis, what happens next, what happens last?)

Group 6

  • New York City draft riots
    • Context and Time Period
    • Significance
  • Sea Islands Experiment
    • Context and Time Period
    • Significance
  • Secession (what causes it, who goes first, who goes next, What happens next?)
  • Slavery in the West
    • Northwest ordinance
    • Missouri Compromise
    • x Wilmot proviso
    • Compromise of 1850

Group 7 Civil War in the East