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laissez-faire "let alone" - government should not interfere in peoples' lives
Secede means to with draw from the Union
sedition stirring up a rebellion against a government
embargo is a ban on trade with another country
nullify to cancel a law
suffrage is the right to vote
tariff is a tax, usually referring to imported goods
neutral not taking sides
democracy ensuring that all people have the same rights
manifest destiny belief that the U.S. was made to expand from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean
In the 1830's factories no longer had to rely on rivers to power their machines. What did factories begin to use to power their equipment? steam power
What did trade unions want to accomplish? better working conditions, pay, hours
By the 1800s, the North and the South were dependent on each other's products
Samuel Morse invented the telegraph
Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin
Elias Howe invented the sewing machine
Cyrus McCormick invented the mechanical reaper
Robert Fulton invented the steamboat
Alessandro Volta invented the battery
Peter Cooper invented Steam-powered locomotive
Alfred Vail invented morse code
John Deere invented the steel plow
What industry was first changed as a result of the Industrial Revolution textile (cloth)
Lewis and Clark were directed to do which of the following study climate, wildlife, Native Americans, and a route to the Pacific Ocean
This gave the U.S/ control of a vast amount of land west of the Mississippi River The Louisiana Purchase
In farewell address, Washington urged the to do what stay neutral in foreign affairs
Western farmers opposed the tax on liquor by staging the what Whiskey Rebellion
He was responsible for destroying the Second Bank of the United States Andrew Jackson
He was the President at the time of the Louisiana Purchase Thomas Jefferson
His economic plans for the government included a national bank Alexander Hamilton
He was the President during the War of 1812 James Madison
Mormons began settling this land in 1846 Utah
"Remember the Alamo" became the battle cry that called for Americans to fight for this territory Texas
President James K. Polk's presidential campaign slogan of "Fifty Four-forty or fight" referred to the line of latitude for this northern territory Oregon
The U.S. gained this territory as a result of the Mexican-American War California
Elizabeth Cady Stanton fought for women's rights
Frederick Douglass was a leading abolitionist
Horace Mann fought for the right for every child to have an education
Dorothea Dix fought for the rights of the mentally ill
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