Ralph Waldo Emerson
System where Eastern merchants traded with western trappers for fur.
Created a visual documentary of the Indian tribes in the western plains by traveling and painting portraits and important events
a society fo irish miners who engaged in a violent confrontation with pennsylvania mining companies in the 19th century
Know-nothings fought for restrictions on immigration, naturalization & deportation of alien paupers
he change from an agricultural to an industrial society and from home manufacturing to factory production,
Creator of the Cotton gin. He was educated at Yale; moved to Georgia and invented a crude machine that caused Cotton to become King in the South. The gin made cotton separation faster and more efficient which made it more profitable.
Invented the sewing maching
Invented the foot treadle.
Samuel Morse United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
Commonwealth vs. Hunt
Case decided by Supreme Court of Mass. that stated labor unions were not illegal conspiracy. This helped the factory workers to be able to organize and demand better conditions in the future.
Cult of Domesticity
the ideal woman was seen as a tender, self-sacrificing caregiver who provided a nest for her children and a peaceful refuge for her husband, social customs that restricted women to caring for the house
Deere's Steel Plow
Invented by Cyrus McCormick. It was a mechanical reaper
Road across Pennsylvania that allowed for economic expansion as it made transport of goods faster and easier.
national Cumberland Road
Main National Road
American inventor who designed the first commercially successful steamboat and the first steam warship (1765-1815)