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15 Cards in this Set

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Industrial Revolution
the new revolution.
*technolgy replaced human tools
Eli Whitney
an American who invented the cotton gin
in 1793.
Samuel Slater
A bright mechanic who worked in one of Arkwright's mills in Britain.
*Moses Brown hired him to help build a spinning factory in Rhode Island.
Francis Cabot Lowell
a clever New England merchant improved on British textile mills.
Lancater Turnpike
built in the 1790s between Philadelphia and Lancater in Pennsylvania.
John Fitch
A Yankee from Connecticut, improved steam engines that had been built in Britain.
Robert Fulton
grew up in Philadelphia and saw Fitch's steamboat.
*1807 launched the Clermont on the Hudson River.
* made a 300-mile trip to Albany and back in 62 hours.
Erie Canal
one long canal which connected the Hudson River with Lake Erie.
*1817 began digging "Clinton's Ditch" in a year they had finished 69 miles of the canal.
James Monroe
the Repulbicans nominated him and got 183 votes.
*ran for a 2nd tern in 1820 an easy Republican victory and ended the Federalist Party.
Era of Good Feelings
Monroe went on a tour in New England, New Englanders greeted Monroe warmly that one Boston newspaper wrote a new"_____________"
Tarriff of 1816
increased tariffs to 25 percent.
*1818 and 1824 Congress passed even higher tariffs.
The cause was: Britain trying to put American factories out of business by dumping.
American System
a plan made by Henery Clay to help the economy of each section of the country.
* tariffs on imports would be kept high.
Simon Bolivar
a known revolutionary leader often called the Liberator for his role in the Latin American wars of independence.
"I will never allow my hands to idle nor my soul to rest until I have broken the shackles which chain us to Spain. "
Miguel Hidalgo
a priest in 1810 organized an army of Indians that freed several Mexican provinces.
Adams-Onis Treaty
Adams worked out a treaty with Spain that went to effect in 1821.
*Spain gave Florida to the U.S. in return for a payment of $5 million.