This podcast reviews some key ideas about the issue of slavery and the expansion west as well as the Civil War. The discussion reviews the definitions of market revolution, and manifest destiny while covering the purposes of the Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850 and popular sovereignty in the Kansas Nebraska Act. Key events in the Civil War are also discussed including the Emancipation Proclamation, and Gettysburg. The discussion concludes with a review of the results of the Civil War.
This podcast discusses the economic differences of the north and south after the War of 1812, and the beginnings of industrialization, nullification and sectionalism. Increased nationalism is also discussed with the examples of the Monroe Doctrine and Gibbons v Ogden. Jacksonian Democracy is covered as well as Jacksons role in the Indian Removal Act and National Bank controversy.