The economic changes of the late 1700's, when manufacturing replaced farming as the main form of work.
Englishman who came to America from Britain using a fake name. He brought with him the British manufacturing secrets. He was also the builder of the first water-powered textile mill in America.
The method of production using many workers and machines in one building.
The textile mills located in the factory town of Lowell, Massachusetts. They made a significant change for America, because they allowed women to enter their workforce.
He was the inventor of America's first widely successful steamboat that could move against the current and wind.
Samuel F. B. Morse
He was the inventor of the telegraph.
Machine that made cleaning seeds from cotton faster; invented
inventor of the cotton gin
leader of an 1831 slave rebellion in Virginia
Represenative from Kentucky, strong nationalist, Senator who persuaded Congress to accept the Missouri Compromise, which admitted Maine into the Union as a free state, and Missouri as a slave state
a plan introduced in 1815 to make America economically self- sufficient, an economic regime pioneered by Henry Clay which created a high tariff to support internal improvements such as road-building. This approach was intended to allow the United States to grow and prosper by themselves This would eventually help America industrialize and become an economic power.
A canal between the New York cities of Albany and Buffalo, completed in 1825. The canal, considered a marvel of the modern world at the time, allowed western farmers to ship surplus crops to sell in the North and allowed northern manufacturers to
ship finished goods to sell in the West.
a series of agreements passed by Congress in 1820-1821 to maintain the balance of power between slave states and free states, The issue was that Missouri wanted to join the Union as a slave state, therefore unbalancing the Union so there would be more slave states then free states. The compromise set it up so that Maine joined as a free state and Missouri joined as a slave state. Congress also made a line across the southern border of Missouri saying except for the state of Missouri, all states north of that line must be free states or states without slavery.
A statement of foreign policy which proclaimed that Europe should not interfere in affairs within the United States or in the development of other countries in the Western Hemisphere.
builder of the America's first successful steam-powered locomotive.
fifth president of the United State, who proclaimed the Monroe Doctrine.