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this invention increased the number of slaves in the deep south?
The Cotton Gin
Eli made a major contribution to American manufacturing with this idea?
The Cotton Gin
This one deals with Roads ?
THE PROPSAL , transport the best way to ship goods, HAD TO pay a little fee to NOT ONLY USE THE ROADS BUT TO help maintain the roads in good condition.
Impacts of the cotton gen
did as much work as several slaves could do in a day
believed that people are at their best when they are self-reliant and independent.
End the Mexican and American war
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Who was the president during the Mexican and American War
James K. Polk
Manifest Density
An American idea that the United States should stretch across the entire North American Continent
Out of All the Reformed movements which one had the most attention
Progressivism was the reform movement that ran from the late 19th century through the first decades of the 20th century. The Progressives believed that these changes marked the end of the old order and required the creation of a new order appropriate for the new industrial age.
t the beginning of the 1830s, nearly 125,000 Native Americans lived on millions of acres of land in Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina and Florida-land their ancestors had occupied and cultivated for generations. By the end of the decade, very few natives remained anywhere in the southeastern United States. Working on behalf of white settlers who wanted to grow cotton on the Indians' land, the federal government forced them to leave their homelands and walk thousands of miles to a specially designated "Indian territory" across the Mississippi River. This difficult and sometimes deadly journey is known as the ___________.
Trail of Tears
The Treaty of Peace and ended what war ?
the war of 1812
What famous American building was burn down during the war of 1812
The White House
What was the rational the reasoning of the Temperance movement
was an organized effort to encourage moderation in the consumption of intoxicating liquors or press for complete abstinence. The movement's ranks were mostly filled by women who, with their children, had endured the effects of unbridled drinking by many of their menfolk.
Education movement
was the effort to make education available to more children. The man who led this movement was Horace Mann, "the father of American public schools. Reformers believed that education would help these children escape poverty and become good citizens.