1819 agreement under which Spain ceded all of Florida to the United States and gave up its claim to territory north of the 42nd parallel in the Pacific Northwest; in return, the U.S. government gave up its claims to Texas.
Henry Clay's program that proposed creating a great home market for factory and farm producers by raising the protective tariff, strengthening the national bank, and financing internal improvements.
Francis Cabot Lowel
Boston merchant who developed a power loom that was better than its English counterpart.
Gibbons v. Ogden
The 1824 Supreme Court decision that strengthened Congress's power to regulate interstates commerce.
After peace was restored, new industries that prospered during the war
D. demanded that the government protect them from foreign competition.
After the war, the nation's most pressing economic need was
E. a transportation system that would provide manufacturers access to raw materials and markets.
The second Bank of the United States could deal with the nation's currency problem by
B. using its size and power to compel state banks to issue sound notes or go out of business.
According to "nationalists" in the government, "internal improvements" should be financed by
E. the national government.
The administration of President James Monroe was called the "era of good feelings" because
A. it was a time of few factional disputes and partisan divisions.
John Marshall's influence on the Supreme Court was so great that he could
B. mold the "checks and balances" inherent in the Constitution.
One reason for the growing interest in internal improvements was the sudden and dramatic surge in westward expansion in the years following the War of 1812.
In 1828, Andrew Jackson lost the presidential election because he was too closely identified with an "economic aristocracy" that his enemies claimed controlled him.
Tariffs were generally favored by manufacturing interests but opposed by those who made their living from agriculture.