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Period 5

1844-1877

This course contains 11 segments:

Manifest Destiny

The Mexican-American War

The Compromise of 1850

Sectional conflict: regional differences

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This course contains 11 segments:

Manifest Destiny

The Mexican-American War

The Compromise of 1850

Sectional conflict: regional differences

In the 1850s, the long-brewing tensions over slavery began to tear the United States apart.

Failure of compromise

Election of 1860 and secession

Military conflict in the Civil War

Government policies during the Civil War

The end of slavery. The beginning of a new era. The biggest conflict ever to happen on American soil. What caused the Civil War and how did it change the United States?

Reconstruction

During the period of Reconstruction after the Civil War, the federal government worked to reintegrate the American South into the fabric of the United States and to realign its society to ensure political equality for African Americans.

Failure of Reconstruction

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