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In the late 1830s, John Deere and his competitors improved life for farmers by introducing...
 
the “singing plow” with a wrought iron moldboard and hardened steel cutting edge.
2
By 1840, Cincinnati had become the nation’s center for
 
hog slaughter and pork packing.
3
Southerners commonly referred to slavery as their
 
“peculiar institution.”
4
Industrial employers of the early 1800s commonly approached workers in a spirit of
 
protective paternalism
5
In 1834 and 1836, Lowell textile mills witnessed
 
employee strikes protesting against wage cuts and fee increases.
6
The phrase “Manifest Destiny” reflected a belief that
 
the US was headed for greatness, with a right to expand across the continent
7
After Anglo-American rebels declared in independence and defeated Santa Anna in 1836
 
Jackson balked at annexing Texas, due to slavery issues and fear of war with Mexico
8
The Wilmot Proviso, proposed in 1846 by Representative David Wilmot, stipulated that
 
slavery should be banned in any territory the US might acquire from Mexico
9
In the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
 
the US paid Mexico $15 million in return for New Mexico, California, and agreement on a Texas...
10
As originally suggested in the Omnibus Bill of 1850, compromise proposals included all of the...
 
admitting New Mexico as a slave state


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