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Ch11 Vocab

TermDefinition
Samuel Slater Englishman who sailed to the United States under a false name illegally to escape life as a textile worker. He then built the first water-powered textile mill in America.
Industrial Revolution When factory tools replaced hand tools and manufacturing replaced farming as the main form of work.
Factory System Brought many workers and machines under one roof.
Lowell Mills Textile mills employed farm girls who lived in company-owned boarding houses
Interchangeable Parts Parts that are exactly alike
Robert Fulton Invented a steamboat that could move against the wind or a current.
Samuel F. B. Morse Invented the telegraph. Demonstrated his invention in 1837.
Eli Whitney invented a machine for cleaning cotton in 1793
cotton gin another name for Eli Whitney's cotton cleaning machine
spirituals religious folk songs
Nat Turner led a famous rebellion of slaves in Virginia 1831.
nationalism feeling of pride,loyalty, and protectiveness toward your country
Henry Clay Representative from Kentucky whom was a strong nationalist.
American System Plan that Henry Clay supported that consisted of three steps.To establish a protective tariff,establish a national bank, and to improve the nation's transportation systems.
Erie Canal Created water route between New York City and Buffalo, New York.
James Monroe won the presidency in 1816.
sectionalism loyalty to your own section of the nation.
Missouri Compromise kept the balance of power in the Senate between the slave states ans free states.
Monroe Doctrine said that Americans were closed to further colonization. Also stated that the U.S. would stay out of European affairs.
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