Process of making large quantities of a product quickly and cheaply
machines replaced hand tools and large-scale factory production developed
Where did the Industrial Revolution begin?
Great Britain (England)
Which two events would help develop the Industrial Revolution in the United States?
the passage of president Thomas Jerfferson's Embargo Act of 1807 and the War of 1812
Explain why these events had the impact they did?
Turned the attention of Americans toward the development of domestic industries
In what part of the US would the Industrial Revolution prosper?
Massachusetts because More capital, More cheap labor, Swiftly flowing rivers to power factories.
what was the first successful American industry
weaving factory in waltham
Describe agriculture in the North
small farms that produced enough food for 1 family
describe agricultural in the south
describe the importance of the cotton gin
set south on a different course of development
unite the nation's economic interests (henry clay)
why was the American System needed?
Americans would finally be economically independent of Britain and other European nations
What was the National Road?
connected different regions by land
Explain the Erie Canal and it's importance
connected Great Lakes to New York City
ensure that the federal government has the power to regulate just about everything that crosses state lines
what was the result of the mcculloch vs. Maryland court case?
declared the bank of the United States constitutional
Who was John Quincy Adams?
Secretary of State to James Monroe
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
what was the result of the rush bagot treaty?
lead the United States and Canada to completely demilitarize their common border
what was the outcome of the Adams-onis treaty
bought Spain from Florida
Explain the main principles in the Monroe Doctrine
the US would not involve itself in European affairs or interfere with existing colonies in the Western Hemisphere
what were some main reasons for expansion westward
what was the problem with Missouri's statehood
wanted to come in as a slave state
maine was admitted as a free state and Missouri as a slave state