What is an industrial revolution?
The change from and agricultural society to one based on industry.
Identify three reasons farming was difficult in New England.
The soil was bad, there was a short growing season, and farming was difficult.
What are the four elements needed to build a successful factory?
Workers, power, location and capital all played roles in a successful factory.
What were two advantages and disadvantages of river travel?
It was more comfortable and pioneers could load all their goods on river barges. Most major rivers in the region flowed in a north-south direction not east to west, where most people wanted to go. Traveling upstream by barge was extremely difficult and slow.
What were internal improvements and why were they important to the nation's growing economy?
Internal improvements were federal, state and privately funded projects such as canals and roads that helped devolop the transportation system. They decreased to speed of trade and encouraged people to move west.
Identify two reasons why people were so happy during the "Era of Good Feelings"?
The war of 1812 was over and people felt united as a country.
Explain how the Missouri Compromise kept the balance of power in the U.S. Senate.
It kept the number of representatives from slave states and free states equal.
What were three components of Henry Clay's American System?
A protective tariff, a program of internal improvements, and a national bank.
What did the Supreme Court rulings in MCullloch vs. Maryland and Gibbons vs. Ogden have in common?
It tested the states power versus that of the federal government
Briefly explain what America told Europe in the Monroe Doctrine.
That no one else can settle in American or conquer any new civilization.
No candidate received the majority votes in the election of 1828. Why did Andrew Jackson call the election a "Corrupt Bargain"?
Henry Clay used his influence to get JQA elected. And in return, Henry Clay was chosen as Secretary of state.
What were three of John Q. Adams policies as President.?
Adams wanted a stronger navy, government funds for scientific expeditions, and for the federal government to to direct economic growth.
What were the two sides of the Webster-Hayne Debate in the U.S. Senate?
That states should be able to nullify law and that states should have to follow the laws regardless.
What is the nullification in the context of the Webster-Hayne Debate?
"Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable!"