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INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
The growth of industry that brought on many changes that were great.
TEXTILE
The cloth industry
DIVISION OF LABOR
This is when work is divided. Each worker would be given one or two simple jobs.
ELI WHITNEY
This man invented the cotton gin. The machine took the seeds out of cotton that was picked.
MOSES BROWN
This man was a wealthy Quaker who owned a cotton mill in Rhode Island. The cotton mill didn't run well.
WILDERNESS ROAD
A trail through the Appalachian Mountains that led to central Kentucky. People traveled it to settle south of the Ohio River.
TURNPIKE
Private roads constructed with the approval of the states' governments. They got their names by the pikes that held the gates that blocked the roads.
TOLL
The amount you pay for using the road.
NATIONAL ROAD
A road thet led to the West making it possible for people to travel in all kinds of weather.
CANAL
A channel dug out and filled with water to allow boats to cross a stretch of land. Canals connected natural waterways.
DANIEL BOONE
The man who, with help from lumberers, cleared a natural pass through the Appalachian Mountains.
ROBERT FULTON
This man used ideas ffom another to build a steamboat (steam engine driven) named the Clermont.
NATIONALISM
Feelings of pride and devotion among Americans everywhere.
MONOPOLY
A monopoly is when one company has all the rights to the product or service and no one else can compete with that company.
INTERSTATE COMMERCE
Laws governing trade between states.
SECTIONALISM
Rivalry based on the special interests of different areas that many wondered might divide the nation.
MISSOURI COMPROMISE
Passed in 1820, it allowed all new states North of the Missouri Compromise line to enter the Union as free states=even balance in Senate- 12 free states, 12 slave states.
HENRY CLAY
A young Congressman represesnting the West. He played a pwerful role in national politics.
ULTIMATUM
A demand that could have serious consequences if ignored.
DIPLOMATIC RECOGNITION
An official acknowledgment.
MONROE DOCTRINE
President Monroe's statement that said the United States would not interfere in the internal concerns of any European nation. Also, European powers could not explore in the United States in order to set up colonies.