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Transportation Revolution
invention and popularity of steamboats, highways, and railroads
Erie Canal (1817-25)
"Clinton's big ditch" dug from great lake to hudson river
Market Revolution
scattered farms, market based economy, increased prosperity, women work outside of home
spinoff from the severe puritanism
Second Great Awakening (1820's)
temperance movements, supported moral rights, widened lines between classes
Horace Mann (1837)
MA, wanted better schools, longer semester, higher pay for teachers
Mormons (1830)
new kind of religion, men had multiple wives, hated by others
Joseph Smith
created mormonism, murdered by anti-mormons
Brigham Young
leader of mormons 1845
Emma Willard
advocate for women, made Troy demale seminary in NY
Dorothea Dix
1843, traveled to see conditions of asylums, wanted improvements made
Circuit riders
Traveling frontier preachers during second great awakening
Cash crop
Cotton Gin (1793)
Invented by Eli Whitney, part of industrial revolution
Factories in North
made factories on land not able to crop from, better presence of rivers for transporting goods
Agricultural Inventions
steel plow, mower-reaper
Samuel Morse
invented the telegraph
What hath god wraught?
first saying to be telegraphed
Western Movement
popular for fur-traders, living conditions were harsh while moving, hope of gaining land
catholics vs. protestants, pricate catholic schools founded because of...
moved to america because of potato famine, not welcome
well educated, wanted political freedom
Corrupt Bargain
dispute arose because Adams won through majority, not the highest amount
John Quincy Adams
not a succesful president, won respect not popularity
Andrew Jackson
aristocrat, rewarded supporters with office positions
Monroe Doctrine
message to Britain- noncolinization, nonintervention
Russo-American Treaty of 1824
Russia stops SW dispute and made treaty line in NW
War of 1812
america vs. britain, fought in canada, washinton dc, new orleans
Treaty of Ghent (1814)
John Quincy Adams and Henry Clay make deal with britain, fighting solved but controversial
Hartford Convention
Federalists met privately, wanted financial assistance for states, constitutional amendments, 2/3 vote instead of 3/5 vote, new states, 1 term only for presidents
Seneca Falls Convention (1848)
women met to rewrite declaration of indepence to support women
cult of domesticy
womens power within the home
lucretia Molt (1840)
attended antislavery convention in london, but blocked off from men, quaker
reform efforts
inprovement of education, prisons, asylums, women's movement, abolition, temperance, abolition, indians, health and medicine
painting, portraits to nature, literature in north and south
to discover your inner light
panic of 1837
basic cause was wanting to get rich quick, gambling addictions, jacksonian finance scare, failed crops, higher tariffs
represented westerners in politics
Martin Van Buren
NY, tried to pass divorce bill to split bank from government, 8th president
Indian removal act (1830)
stated all native americans must move out into designated areas in west
Bank War
Jackson vs. Bank, jackson wanted 'pet' banks but not bank of the united states