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pcaplus unit 6 history
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What events were responsible for the first wave of American industry
The expansion of cotton production and the growth of textile factories in New England
With over eight million people, New York City is the most heavily populated city in the U.S. Between 1800 and 1900, the population of New York increased from about 80,000 to over three million people. In the years after the Civil War, the population of New York City tripled. With a large influx of European immigrants New York became known as the "melting pot." New York has always had the highest population density of any U.S. city. According to the 2000 census, New York City has about 26,403 people per square mile—almost twice the number of people per mile as Chicago.
In the years after the Civil War, the population of New York City tripled. What can you infer about why there was such a large increase in the population?
People migrated from smaller towns to cities to find work.
that the spirit of equity, caution and compromise in which the Constitution was formed requires that the great interests of agriculture, commerce, and manufactures should be equally favored
Jackson wanted to show he equally respected growing regional interests.
Why were yeoman farmers often called "the backbone of the South" in the period from 1820 to 1850?
Yeoman farmers grew vegetables, raised animals, and made their own household products—they were very self-sufficient.
Why was there so much demand for non-renewable resources during the late 1800s
Manufacturing in the Northeast
How did the invention of the cotton gin affect the demand for labor to grow and harvest cotton
The demand increased dramatically.
Which answer best describes the state of the U.S. government after the War of 1812
The government was short on funds due to the war and had to borrow money.
In such measures as I may be called on to pursue in regard to the rights of the separate States I hope to be animated by a proper respect for those sovereign members of our Union
The independence of the states should be respected by the president.
How did the case of Gibbons vs. Ogden affect economic practices in the United States
It allowed the federal government to have some control over trade within and across state borders.
How did the textile industry affect the people of New England in the 1800s
It brought great wealth and prosperity to some
Which of the following hurt the economy in the South by taxing imported goods
The Tariff of 1828
Which of the following best describes the 1823 Treaty of Moultrie Creek
The Seminoles had to give up all claims of land in Florida in exchange for a reservation, U.S. protection, and supplies.
Which answer best describes why borrowing money was challenging for the U.S. government after the War of 1812
The government needed to borrow from each state's banks.
Which of the following best describes the Industrial Revolution
People began switching to large-scale centralized production of goods using machines in the late 1700s and early 1800s.
How did Felix Varela's experience contribute to American society
He opposed slavery in Cuba and the U.S. and also aided Irish immigrants.
Who was elected President of the United States in 1824
John Quincy Adams
Who smuggled textile secrets from British factories into America
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