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U.S. History Week 19 vocabulary

Vocabulary between war of 1812 and the civil War
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James Monroe
5th President of the U.S. 1817-1825 acquired Florida from Spain; declared Monroe Doctrine to keep foreign powers out.
Era of Good Feelings
period of strong nationalism, economic growth, expansion, and fewer partisan conflicts
John C. Calhoun
South Carolina Senator - advocate for state's rights, limited government, and nullification
American System
Economic program advanced by Henry Clay that included support for a national bank, high tariffs, and internal improvements; emphasized strong role for federal government in the economy.
The Panic of 1819
economic depression in the US that was caused by over speculation in Western lands by the US Bank.
Missouri Compromise
Allowed Missouri to enter the union as a slave state, Maine to enter the union as a free state, prohibited slavery north of latitude 36˚ 30' within the Louisiana Territory (1820)
Rush-Bagot Treaty
1817; The US and British agreed to set limits on the number of naval vessels each could have on the Great Lakes.
Adams-Onis Treaty
Spain ceded Florida to the United States and gave up its claims to the Oregon Territory
Monroe Doctrine
A statement of foreign policy which proclaimed that Europe should not interfere in affairs within the United States or in the development of other countries in the Western Hemisphere
Eli Whitney
an American inventor who developed the cotton gin. Also contributed to the concept of interchangeable parts that were exactly alike and easily assembled or exchanged