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Samuel Slater An Englishman that sailed to the United States under a false name to tell the secret of the new machines in Britain
Industrial Revolution In late 18th-century Britain, factory machines began replacing hand tools and manufacturing replaced farming as the main form of work
factory system A method of production that brought many workers and machines together into one building
Lowell mills Textile mills located in the factory town of Lowell, Massachusetts, founded in 1826
interchangeable parts A part that is exactly like another part
Robert Fulton Inventor of the steamboat in 1807
Samuel F.B. Morse Inventor of the telegraph in 1837
Eli Whitney Inventor of the cotton gin in 1793
cotton gin a machine invented in 1793 that cleaned cotton much faster and far more efficiently than human workers
spirituals a religious folk song
Nat Turner Believed that God wanted him to free the slaves. He defended the justice of his cause in what came to be known as Confessions of Nat Turner.
nationalism a feeling of pride, loyalty, and protectiveness toward one's country
Henry Clay
American system a plan introduced in 1815 to make the United States economically self-sufficient
Erie Canal completed in 1825, this waterway connected New York City and Buffalo, New York
James Monroe
sectionalism the placing of the interests of one's own region ahead of the interests of the nation as a whole
Missouri Compromise a series of laws enacted in 1820 to maintain the balance of power between slave states and free states
Monroe Doctrine a policy of U.S.
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