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Unit 5 Les 4-6

war of 1812, industrial revolution

Who fought in the War of 1812? United States and Great Britain
Who wrote the Star Spangled Banner? Francis Scott Key
What was the Industrial Revolution? a period of invention when machines took the place of people making goods
Who invented the cotton gin? Eli Whitney
What did the cotton gin do? it separated the seeds from the cotton
What was invented to cut grain with sharp blades? reaper
What did Robert Fulton invent that changed transportation? steam engine
What is a canal? a man-made waterway built to make transportation easier
What invention caused canals to become less important and took the place of horses? steam engine powered trains
Who was elected President in 1824? Andrew Jackson
Why did Andrew Jackson send troops to South Carolina? to collect taxes
Who did Andrew Jackson force off of their land? Native Americans
What was the Trail of Tears? the U.S. Army forced Cherokee Indians to march over 800 miles west and leave their homes
How many died on the Trail of Tears? about 4,000
What is manifest destiny? the idea that the U.S. had the right to expand its borders and claim new lands
Why did immigrants come to America? to find work and make money
What crop in Ireland was killed by disease causing many immigrants to come to America? potato crop
What did the War of 1812 cause? it caused the "Era of Good Feelings" among Americans
Created by: murphannie