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American Republic Growth and Expansion

What was the name of the new revolution that had begun?

Industrial Revolution

Name one change that occurred during the Industrial Revolution?

people moved from farms to cities

What could a factory worker do with a spinning jenny?

spin several threads at once

What kind of power was used to power a spinning jenny ?


What is the definition of the term, capital?

Money for investment

What did the factory system bring together?

Workers and Machinery

Who invented the cotton gin?

Eli Whitney

What did the cotton gin do?

Remove seeds from cotton

How did Eli Whitney speed up production?

having machines manufacture each part

Why did mill owners use mostly women and children workers rather than men?

pay women and children half of the amount they would have to pay men

Name one hazard found in a city?


What record did Robert Fulton's steamboat break?

it traveled 300 miles from New York City to Albany

What canal was started in 1817?

Erie Canal

Who spoke about living in the South?

John C. Calhoun

Who spoke about living in the North?

Daniel Webster

What is a Creole?

People with French and Spanish descent.

Who were the "Black Seminoles?"

Escaped Slaves

What doctrine said, that the United States would not interfere in the affairs of European nations or European colonies in the Americas. At the same time, he warned European nations not to interfere with the newly independent nations that were formed in Latin America.

Monroe Doctrine

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