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Chapter 11 S.S.

What was the Industrial Revolution? in late 18th-century Britain, factory machines began replacing hand tools and manufacturing replaced farming as the main form of work
Who was Robert Fulton? invented a steamboat that could move against the current or strong wind
Who was Samuel F.B. Morse? invented the telegraph
What was the Lowell Mills? textile mills located in the factory town of Lowell, Massachusetts, founded in 1826
Who was Eli Whitney? invented a machine for cleaning cotton in 1793
What was the Cotton Gin? a machine invented in 1793 that cleaned cotton much faster and far more efficiently than human workers
What was the 3 parts of The American System? Establish a protective tariff,Establish a national bank, Improve the country's transportation systems
What was the Erie Canal? completed in 1825, this waterway connected New York City and BUffalo, New York
Who was James Monroe? Democratic-Republican who won the presidency in 1816 with a large majority of electoral votes
What was Nationalism? a feeling of pride, loyalty, and protectiveness toward one's country
What was Sectionalism? the placing of the interests of one's own region ahead of the interests of the nation as a whole
What was the Missouri Compromise? a series of laws enacted in 1820 to maintain the balance of power between slave states and free states
What was the Monroe Doctrine? a policy of U.S. opposition to any European interference in the Western Hemisphere
What was the Era of Good Feelings? a Boston newspaper
What was the Cause of the Monroe Doctrine?
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