A History Of US, Book 4, Chapers 19-21

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1826

Adams retired to his farm in Quincy. Here he penned his elaborate letters to Thomas Jefferson. Here on July 4, 1826, he whispered his last words: "Thomas Jefferson survives." But Jefferson had died at Monticello a few hours earlier.

endowed

provided or supplied or equipped with (especially as by inheritance or nature)

spurred

encouraged or prompted

palpable

capable of being perceived by the senses or the mind

couriers

riders carring messages across persian Empire, changing horses at stations along the way.

Andrew Jackson

7th U.S. President. 1829-1837. Democratic

spittoons

a receptacle for spit (usually in a public place)

receptacle

a container that is used to put or keep things in

flax

plant of the genus Linum that is cultivated for its seeds and for the fibers of its stem

cottin gin

made to separate and clean cotton; Eli Whitney; huge achievment with huge effect on the South

Samuel Slater

He memorized the way that the British made machines and he brought the idea to America. He made our first cotton spinning machine.

Francis Lowell

set up first industrial town, in Massachusetts

ingenuity

the property of being ingenious

corduroy

a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs

renovated

repaired and improved

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