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Quizlet Assignment to review for Lessons 3 & 4
Terms in this set (13)
The American system's main goal was to promote major industries, where did the funding come from?
Tariffs on foreign imports
Why did Democrats oppose the American System?
They didn't think that the Federal government should have such a large role in the economy.
Before Henry Clay's American System proposed improvements to transportation, the primary means for transporting goods were rivers. How did these improvements (canals, bridges, the steamboat, and the steam engine) change the way goods and raw materials were moved around the country?
It made it easier to transport around the country.
The use of Federal money to build which road was controversial?
The Cumberland Road
Cause and Effect
The building of the Erie Canal led to this city becoming a major center of commerce and trade:
Describe the benefits of:
Robert Fulton's Steamboat-
Steam Powered locomotive-
Robert Fulton's Steamboat- Robert Fulton designed the first commercially successful steamboat.
Steam Powered locomotive- More railway lines were laid out which made it grow more quickly.
Who created the cotton gin and how did it impact American economy?
Allowed farmers to grow more cotton
This increased the demand for enslaved persons in the South
Helped cotton become the South's most important cash crop
How did the Second Great Awakening change religious practices in the 1800s in order to bring more people to church?
Brought new energy and more people to church through revival meetings
In the African American Religious Revival, what did freed blacks in America create AND establish?
African Methodist Episcopal Church
And established the first African American colleges.
Why did churches in the 1800s start the Temperance Movement?
In the 1800's, people drank more than they do today.
Excessive drinking caused problems with work and family.
Churches began the temperance movement to combat these problems.
The formation of some utopian communities in the 1800s was due to an interest in finding new ways to organize society. Two famous communities were the Oneida and the Shakers. What was a belief for each of these communities
The Shakers believed in simplicity. They are known today for their furniture , architecture, and crafts.
The Oneida Community believed in social control . They called themselves perfectionists.
Because Horace Mann wanted to improve education in the 1800s, he founded the Common School Movement under which beliefs?
Believed that education should be non religious and paid for by the public.
Believed that everyone should have access to education
Believed that education was the key to individual rights
Who created the first American English dictionary and what was its effect on American language?
Helped American English gain respect as a language.
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