Gives the US Alabama and Mississippi.
important bc power shifts peacefully to other side... shows success of govt.
Inaugural city for the first time
Louisiana and part of Mississippi
Jefferson paid almost $15 million and went against the Constitution because he knew we needed to get France and Napoleon out
Set out for the Pacific to map out things and also science and plants and animals and things. Jefferson sent them.
The Minnetarees had adopted Sacagawea, and Lewis and Clark found her, taking her on their expedition. She helped them find food and talk to other people and was reunited with her original family. Had very good relations with the Indians--medals of friendship.
Blocked British and French ships during the Napoleonic War because there kept being bombings and things
Legal closure, but more smuggling
Trade with everyone but Britain and France, replaced Embargo Act
Against England and their Indian allies. Treasury weakened, first time nationalism develops, etc. We lost. Then, Jackson didn't know we lost, so he used it as an excuse to attack some Indians. Technically, he won that last battle. Sort of makes people think they won and gives Jackson higher approval ratings.
Met up in Hartford to try to fix some things... no 3/5 compromise, restrictions on Congress declaring war, only natural citizens in Congress, etc.
Said we would give the Natives all their land taken in battle, but the govt. didn’t feel like stopping citizens from getting it, especially since that made them money
Opened first textile mill --> factory big business yeah
Used water power, which was called the Waltham System
Textiles usually a woman or child's work, encouraged female independence and working
Addressed everything, grand plan to promote industry after British model... Paterson falls = power = large industrial hub
Favored strong central govt.
Organized in Philly for African Americans--children education n shi
Formed to send blacks back to Liberia.
Formed in Philly--reflected even more branching out in terms of religion, like African American churches and denominational publishing houses and such.
Started become more and more popular; people started owning rights to use of water, i.e. Fulton with NY waters.
Mayor Clinton convinced NY to build the canal with tax money ($5 per capita)
Credit collapsed in Cincinnati
Spain gave Florida to US and in return the US agreed to pay $5 million claims against Spain made by Americans; defined more clearly Mexican border and US gave up Texas and Louisiana
NH wanted to edit original British charter of Dartmouth College, ruled that they couldn’t; rights of people are best protected through rights of contract
MA tried to tax Baltimore branch of national bank; states can’t tax (destroy) parts of the federal government
Henry Clay that Missouri enter as a slave state, Maine as a free state, and for the future there could be slavery in the Arkansas Territory but not in the rest of the Louisiana Purchase area
Napoleonic wars = fewer jobs in Europe = lots of ports and cities on the east coast = lots of immigration, etc. etc.
In the south, slavery managed to preserve a mostly agrarian lifestyle. The south had some manufacturing in the form of textile mills, iron foundries, lumber mills, etc. and some supported trade and communication greatly.
Open! Yay settlers!
Fulton had a monopoly over sailing in NY, and he gave Ogden a monopoly over the Hudson, which conflicted with Gibbons’ recently paid for rights to sail; court ruled in favor of Gibbons and federal government