APUSH Period 5

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Period 5 Overview

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The Compromise of 1850

APUSH grader and test developer Chris Averill gives a full account of the impact and implications of the Compromise of 1850.

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Manifest Destiny

Manifest Destiny for APUSH

Manifest Destiny catalyzed the growth of the United States by instilling a lust for land in the American populace. How did lust shape American economics, politics, and culture? Find out.

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The Wilmot Proviso

Wilmost Proviso for APUSH

Why do we study a failed add-on provision of a bill from the 1850s? Because for the Wilmot Proviso, even failure is a big deal.

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William Lloyd Garrison

William Lloyd Garrison APUSH

Radical Abolition started as a small minority but shaped the destiny of the United States. William Lloyd Garrison was it’s loudest voice.

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Nativism for APUSH

How did “Native” Americans respond to the mass immigration of the 19th century? Its hard to tell with the Know-Nothings.

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