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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
American History: Chapter 7
Terms in this set (26)
Why did railroads have a greater impact on american society than did canals on steamboats?
Railroads cost less to build and trians provided faster transport
The industrial revolution changed the way people worked by...
Having them use machines to do jobs previously done by hand
How did geography spur industrialized in the northeast?
Swift rivers provided power for machines
Why did northern industrialists favor protective tariffs?
Tariffs raised the cost of European goods so that more people would buy american goods
The cotton gin changed agriculture in the south...
making cotton the dominant crop
The ruling in McCulloch v. Maryland was significant because the supreme court...
use a broad interpretation of the constitution to expand federal power
Which of the following drew a line north of which any new states would be free states and south of which any new states would be slave states?
What was one effect of the Erie Canal?
New York City became the nation's greatest commercial center
Machines changed workers lives by...
dividing labor into many small tasks
How did nullification relate to tariffs in the early 1800s?
Southern states wanted to nullify tariffs
Jacksonian democracy ______________ the national bank because they thought it _____________
opposed; favored a wealthy
Industrialization in the North caused...
a middle class to emerge
In the mid-1800s, immigrants
primarily came from Ireland and Germany
As agriculture entrenched in the south...
The south became too dependent on one crop, limiting development
Supporters insisted that a national bank would...
reduce uncertainty about the value of money
Which of the following showed the impact of nationalism on foreign policy?
The crisis over the missouri compromise exposed the...
growing sectionalism over the issue of slavery
The presidential election of 1824...
was decided by the house of representatives
In the early 1800s, new state constitutions expanded the elaborate by giving the vote to...
white men without property
Why did the United States government remove native americans from the southeast in the 1830s?
white southerners wanted the native americans valuable land
Which of the following tended to favor tariffs?
In 1833, South Carolina threatened to secede from the union if...
congress raised tariffs
Which of the following championed nationalism and denounced nullification?
Jacksonian Democrats opposed the second bank of the United States because they believed that it...
favored a small number of rich investors
Which of the following helped the north industrialize?
3 inventions think most changed, influenced American society & how change ways ppl worked/lived? Why do you think they have most effect on society?
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