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the dramatic growth of american cities between 1800 and 1860
resulted in unsanitary conditions in many communities
when the irish flocked to the us in the 1840s they stayed in the larger seaboard cities because they
were too poor to move west and buy land
native born protestant americans distrusted and resented the irish mostly because these immigrants
were roman catholic
german immigrants to the us
left their homeland to escape ecomonic hardships and autocratic government
those who were frightened by the rapid influx of irish immigrants organized
the order of the star spangled banner
native-born americans feared that catholic immigrants to the u.s would
"establish" the catholic church at the expense of protestantism
most of the cotton produced in the american south in the early nineteenth century was
sold to england
what did samuel F.B. Morse invent?
what about cyrus mccormick
or robert fulton?
the american work force in the early 19th century was characterized by
substantial employment of women and children in the factories
the effect of early 19th century industrialization of the trans-allegheny west was to encourage
specialized cash-crop agriculture
with the development of cash-crop agriculture in the trans alegheny west
farmers quickly faced mounting indebtedness
the first major transportation project linking the east to the trans-allegheny west was
the major application for steamboats transporting freight and passengers in the us was on
western and southern rivers
in the new continental economy each region specialized in a particular economic activity: the south __________ for export; the west grew grains and livestock to feed __________; and the east _______ for the other two regions
grew cotton, eastern factory workers, made machines and textiles
as a result of the transportation revolution
each regions in the nation specialized in a particular type of economic activity
in general, _____________ tended to bind the west and south together, while ___________ and ________________ connected the west to east
steamboats, canals, railroads
as the new continental market economy grew
the home came to be viewed as a refugee from the workday world
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