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Unit 7 Part 2

8th grade

Samuel F. B. Morse - Telegraph Invention that was first instant messaging system - used special coding system for the alphabet - 1837
Monroe Doctrine No further colonization of Western Hemisphere by European Nations
Factory System Started in Northeast by Samuel Slater - originally started next to fast moving rivers. Increased production by making goods more efficiently
Bessemer Steel Product was more durable and was used for railroads, farming tools, and even bridges and skyscrapers in later years
Eli Whitney Cotton Gin and Interchangeable Parts
Francis Scott Key Prisoner during bombardment of Fort McHenry and was inspired to write Star Spangled Banner
Transcontinental Railroad Many immigrants worked on this project, dynamite to blast through mountains, bridges were built, it connected Atlantic to the Pacific
Free Enterprise Little government interference, Americans spend and make money freely, profits from private owned businesses
Andrew Jackson Known as Old Hickory - achieved fame at Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812. He later became the 7th president.
Interchangeable Parts Led to Mass Production of goods - machine made parts exactly alike
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