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American inventor who designed the first commercially successful steamboat and the first steam warship (1765-1815)
created a visual documentary of the Indian tribes in the western plains by traveling and painting portraits and important events
United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
a society fo irish miners who engaged in a violent confrontation with pennsylvania mining companies in the 19th century
the change from an agricultural to an industrial society and from home manufacturing to factory production,
most notorious political machine; NY city; Marcy Tweed also know as Boss Tweed became head in 1863
Service begun in 1860 that used a relay of riders on horses to deliver mail from Missouri to California in 10 days.
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
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