Jacksonian Democracy & Industrial Revolution

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McCulloch v. Maryland
Supreme Court decision upholding that the Second Bank of U.S. was Constitutional
Gibbons v. Ogden
Supreme Court decision that established that federal law overrules state law
Manifest Destiny
Belief that the United States should expand to the Pacific, "sea to shinging sea"
movement of people into cities to work in factories
Cotton Gin
Invention by Eli Whitney that made processing cotton easier, caused increase in slavery
Trail of Tears
Forced removal of Cherokee to Indian Territory
Nullification Crisis
Dispute between South Carolina and the federal government over a states' right to nullify (cancel) a federal law