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American Vision Chapters 7
Terms in this set (42)
Tax on imports for the purpose of raising money.
A tax on imports designed to protect American manufacturers.
Uniform pieces that can be made in large quantities to replace other identical pieces.
An organization of workers formed for the purpose of advancing its members' interests.
Work stoppage by workers to force an employer to meet demands.
A machine that removed seeds from cotton fiber.
Plantation owners who held 20 or more enslaved people.
Owner of a small farm with four or fewer enslaved persons, and usually none.
A set of laws that formally regulated slavery and defined the relationship between enslaved Africans and free people.
Men who enjoyed the support of leaders from their own state and region.
An illegitimate agreement between politicians.
Attempt to ruin an opponent's reputation with insults.
Era of Good Feelings
Phrase used to describe the Monroe Presidency.
John C. Calhoun
Introduce a second National Bank, which would issue currency and set up state banks.
United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states, from Kentucky.
United States politician and orator, from Massachusetts.
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, helped unify the nation by presided over cases such as Marbury V. Madison.
"Runaway" or "Separatists", Creek (an Indian tribe) refugees in Florida.
The Seminole leader.
The 7th president, who as a general in the War of 1812 defeated the British at New Orleans, opposed the Bank of America and increased the presidential powers.
John Quincy Adams
The 8th president, drew up the Adams-Onis Treaty, defended Jackson, and helped form the Monroe Doctrine.
Agreement in which Spain gave up all of Florida to the United States, and finalized the western border of Louisiana.
The was the alliance between Great Britain, Austria, Russia, and Prussia, to stop movements against monarchies.
An American foreign policy opposing interference in the Western hemisphere from outside powers, said by president Monroe.
An artificial waterway connecting the Hudson river at Albany with Lake Erie at Buffalo, example of change in the North.
First road building project funded by Congress, made travel and transportation easier, it was one road from East to West.
American inventor who designed the first commercially successful steamboat and the first steam warship.
American industrialist who built the first American locomotive.
Change in technology, improved machinery by use of steam power, moved away from agriculture and towards industry.
Francis C. Lowell
Owned a series of mills in Northeastern Massachusetts that used machinery he built after touring British textile mills; Introduced mass production of cotton cloth to the US.
An American inventor that developed the cotton gin, came up with the concept of interchangeable parts.
Samuel F.B. Morse
Invented the telegraph which allowed faster communication over longer distances. He also developed Morse code.
A system used by planters that gave their slaves a task list, when done with the tasks, the slaves could do their own thing.
A system used by planters that forced their slaves to work from sunup to sundown, no free day time is given to them.
Acted like a director of a gang of slaves, often enslaved people themselves chosen for loyalty and willingness to cooperate.
United States abolitionist who escaped from slavery and became an influential writer and lecturer in the North.
Freed slave and insurrectionist in South Carolina who was involved in planning an uprising of slaves and was hanged.
Slave from Virginia that led a group of slaves to kill their slave holders and their families, he kills 50 before he is caught and executed.
A series of laws enacted in 1820 to maintain the balance of power between slave states and free states.
Originally from Georgia, ran in the 1824 election representing the south, forced to drop out of the race due to a stroke.
Political party known for its support of strong state governments, Jackson and Clay.
Political party known for its support of Strong federal government, John Quincy Adams.
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