Cotton unloaded in MemphisETHS Content Essays, Primary Sources, and Student Activities

The Cherokee and The Indian Removal Act 

Key Words: John Ross, Major Ridge, Andrew Jackson, Worchester v. Georgia, Indian Removal, Trail of Tears

Manifest Destiny

Key Words: Sam Houston, Davy Crockett, Texas, Alamo, San Jacinto, James K. Polk, dark horse candidate, Oregon, Texas, Manifest Destiny, Mexican War


Key Words: Sequoyah, syllabary, Cherokee Phoenix, talking leaves

Slavery and Cotton in Tennessee

Key Words: Elihu Embree, The Emancipator, abolition, manumission, Francis Wright, Nashoba, Virginia Hill, Free Hill, abolition, Memphis, cotton, Mississippi River

Tennessee's Constitutions

Key Words: 1796 Constitution, 1834 Constitution, 1870 Constiution, Tennessee government, state capital

Tennessee's Economy in the 19th Century

Key Words: agriculture, industry, slavery, steamboats, toll roads, railroads

Tennessee Politics in the early 19th Century

Key Words: John Bell, Newton Cannon, William Caroll, Ephraim Foster, James C. Jones, Hugh Lawson White, Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk.