inventor who introduced the use of interchangeable parts in the United States
English emigrant who built America’s first water-powered textile mill in Pawtucket, Rhode Island in 1793
Railroads cost less to build and could more easily scale hills.
Robert Fulton invited steamboat. The steamboat made it much easier to travel upstream against the current.
Francis Cabot Lowell
merchant who developed an entire industrial system for all stages of manufacturing cloth in the town of Lowell
1817 - October 25,1825
waterway built to link Lake Erie and New York City via the Hudson River. It also can use on today.
Smuel F.B. Morse
inventor of the electrical telegraph and Morse Code, a system of dots and dashes used to send messages over metal wires.
1784 - 1933
movement aimed at stopping alcohol abuse and the problems created by it. They have three times to temperance movement.
Second Great Awakening
1790 - 1800
a religious revival movement in the first half of the 1800s
rail from Independence, Missouri to Oregon that was used by pioneers in the
McCulloch v. Maryland
setting up national bank
820 compromise balancing the admission of Missouri as a slave state with the admission of Maine as a free state and setting a line across the continent dividing future free and slave states
treaty negotiated by John Quincy Adams to purchase Florida from Spain
policy warning European monarchies not to interfere with Latin American republics in return for U.S. non-interference
Texas War for independence
new nation created by Texans in 1835
Trail of tears
forced march to Oklahoma in the winter of 1838, during which 4,000 Cherokees died
proposed law that would have banned slavery in territory obtained from Mexico
Mexican American War
1846 - 1848
The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War or the U.S.–Mexican War, was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S.
Seneca Falls Convention
held in New York in 1848, the first women’s rights convention in the United States
California Gold Rush
1848 - 1849
mass migration of gold seekers into California in 1848 and 1849
1853 sale of Mexican territory in Arizona and New Mexico to the U.S.
1803 purchase from France by the United States of the territory between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains