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Unit 7 Vocab Terms

TermDefinition
James Monroe He was the 5th President of the US. He served during the Era of Good Feelings.
John Quincy Adams He was James Monroe' s Secretary of States and handled the Adams-Onis Treaty and the Convention of 1818.
Monroe Doctirne A treaty worked out between America and Europe claiming that Europe couldn' t colonize the West Hemisphere.
Latin America Mexico, Central and South America
Adams-Onis Treaty An arrangement between Spain and the US offically making Florida a part of the US.
Cede To surrender
Annex To add to something; an extra
Convection of 1818 An agreement stating that the border between Britain and the US was the 49th parallel.
Lowell Mill Girls women factory workers in Lowel, MA
Samuel Slater He stole the British ideas of the first steam-powered factory and brought it to the US.
Richard Arkwright He was the inventor of the water frame
urbanization it was the era of people moving out of rural farms to investing in factories in big cities.
interchangeable parts making certain parts to make repairs easier and quicker
eli whitney he was the inventor of the cotton gin and interchangeable parts
telegraph a device sending electral signals to communicate from long distances using dashes and dots
irish immigrants that lived in northeastern cities in the US and worked on railroads
german immigrants that lived in the midwest on farms
emigrant person leaving country
immigrant person moving to new country
potato famine the reason the irish left ireland
era of good feeling time of peace among political powers during james monroes presidnecy
american system economic system to help grow the us economy so the us would become self sufficient, introduced by henry clay.
erie canal waterway connecting nyc to the great lakes
nationalism a strong feeling of pride for your country
sectionalism pride in certain section besides whole nation
tariff tax on imports to protect american manfacturing
infrastructure nations system of communication and transportation
cotton gin a device which sped up the process of removing seeds from cotton to make clothes
memphis cotton capital of the south, where famers traded cotton along mississippi river
deep south the states that relied on cotton the most. alabama, mississippi, louisianna, georgia, etc.
slave codes laws the south passed to govern the slaves, used as punishment
spirticuals religious songs sung by slaves to show faith
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