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chpt.10 quiz 1

social studies vocab

TermDefinition
Eli Whitney Inventor of the cotton gin and interchangeable parts
Industrial Revolution The change from producing goods by hand to making goods by machines using new forms of energy - began in the US in the early early 1800's
Monroe Doctrine President Monroe warned European nations not to interfere with the newly independent nations of Latin America
Sectionalism More loyalty to a state or a section in a country than loyalty to the whole country
Capitalism An economic system based on private property and free enterprise
Cotton Gin Invention that removed seeds from the cotton fiber; it increased the demand for cotton and the need for slaves
Patent A document that gives an inventor the sole legal right to an invention for a period of time
Factory system The practice of putting workers and machines together in one place
Interchangeable parts Uniform pieces that can be made in large quantities to replace other identical pieces
Census The official count of a population
Robert Fulton He was hired to develop a steamboat with a powerful engine. His steamboat, the Clermont, made the 150 mile trip from NYC to Albany in a record 32 hours.
Internal Improvements Federal projects such as canals and roads to develop the nation's transportation system.
American system Policies devised by Henry Clay to stimulate the growth of industry
Disarmament Removal of weapons
John C. Calhoun speaker for the South, opposed the protective tariff and supported State's Rights.
Henry Clay speaker for the West, proposed the American System to stimulate the economy
Daniel Webster speaker for the North , supported the protective tariff, opposed the State's Rights
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