Unit 3 Study Guide

Directions: Describe the following terms as we learned them in class. Make sure to
include their significance!
1. Manifest Destiny
o 3 reasons to move west

15. Seneca Falls Convention
16. Nat Turner’s Rebellion

2. Industrial Revolution

17. Missouri Compromise

3. Sectionalism

18. Treaty of Guadalupe

4. Cotton gin

19. Wilmot Proviso

5. Interchangeable parts

20. Compromise of 1850

6. Andrew Jackson

21. Fugitive Slave Act

o Jacksonian
Democracy/Common Man
o Spoils System

22. Kansas-Nebraska Act
23. Bleeding Kansas
24. Dred Scott Decision

7. Indian Removal Act

25. John Brown’s Raid

8. Whig Party

26. Abraham Lincoln

9. Nullification Crisis

27. Jefferson Davis

10. 2nd National Bank

28. Fort Sumter

11. Horace Mann

29. Anaconda Plan

12. Temperance Movement

30. Battle of Bull Run

13. Abolitionist Movement

31. Emergency Powers

14. Key abolitionists

32. Emancipation Proclamation

Short Answer Questions:

1. How does the above picture describe Manifest Destiny? Identify at least 3 details in
the picture that show the significance of Manifest Destiny.

2. How did the Industrial Revolution lead to sectionalism?

3. What movement led to Social Reforms in the 19th century?

4. Why were there more restrictions placed on slaves after Nat Turner’s Rebellion?

5. How did the Compromise of 1850 differ from the Missouri Compromise?

6. Why are the Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850, Wilmot Proviso, and
Kansas-Nebraska Act all consider events that led to the Civil War?

7. Why did Lincoln suspend the Writ of Habeas Corpus?

8. Explain the Emancipation Proclamation. Why do people debate whether it actually
freed the slaves?