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1.   Where were most of the nation’s early
     factories located and why?

     Northeast; swift-moving rivers, families
     willing to work in factories, ships and
     access to ocean for shipping
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2.   Why did the “Lowell girls” keep
     working in the early years at the
     Lowell mills despite the deafening
     noise and long hours?

     High paying job, and most married after
     only a few years
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3.   How did Eli Whitney’s invention of the
     interchangeable part transform

     allowed the mass production of parts
     that were exactly alike
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4.   What did Samuel F.B. Morse invent
     and what did it do?

     Telegraph; allowed people to
     communicate quickly over long
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5.   How did the telegraph, the steam-
     powered locomotive, and the
     steamboat unite the different regions
     of the country?

     faster communication and
     transportation created a stronger bond
     between the regions as trade and
     interdependence increased
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6.   What body of water connected the
     Hudson River and Lake Erie?

     Erie Canal
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7.   By 1841, what two cities did the
     National (Cumberland) Road connect?

     Cumberland, Maryland and Vandalia,
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8.   What did Eli Whitney invent in 1793
     and how did it change the south?

     Cotton Gin; expanded slavery,
     southerners grew more cotton,
     triggered westward expansion
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9.   In what ways did the cotton gin affect
     Native Americans?

     Native Americans lost more land as
     cotton plantations expanded
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10. In 1840, what percentage of African
    Americans in the south were free

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11. What percentage of white families in
    the south owned slaves in 1840?

     Approximately 30%
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12. In what ways did slaves depend on

     Expression of religious beliefs,
     communicate in coded messages
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13. Who was Nat Turner and for what is
    he best known?

     Slave and preacher who, along with 70
     other slaves, was responsible for leading
     a bloody slave revolt known as “Turner’s
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14. What was the name of the plan to
    make the United States economically

     “American System”
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15. What was the reason for the close
    bond that developed between the
    Midwest and Northeast

     Trade in agricultural and manufactured
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16. How did the growth of the textile mills
    in the Northeast affect the demand for
    crops in the South?

     Demand for cotton increased as textile
     mills production capacities increased
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17. How did the Supreme Court’s rulings
    in McCulloch v. Maryland and Gibbons
    v. Ogden affect the national

     Strength of the Federal Government
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18. What was the court’s decision in
    McCulloch v. Maryland?

     States were prohibited from taxing a
     national bank
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19. What was the court’s decision in
    Gibbons v. Ogden?

     Only the Federal Government could
     regulate interstate commerce
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20. What did Southern slaveholders do to
    try and control free African

     They passed laws severely limiting the
     rights of free African Americans
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21. What two foreign nations did the
    United States have border disputes
    with in 1818 and 1819?

     Spain and Britain
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22. What treaty with Spain gave the
    United States control of Florida and
    the Oregon Country?

     Adams-Onis Treaty of 1819
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23. What were the sectional interests of
    each of the following?:

     South – cotton and slavery
     Northeast – manufacturing and trade
     West – cheap land and good
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24. Which plan allowed slavery to spread to
     some areas but not to others in order
     to maintain a balance of power
     between slave and free states?

     Missouri Compromise of 1820
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25. What is sectionalism?

     Placing the interests of one’s state or
     region above the interests of the nation
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26. What is nationalism?

     A feeling of pride, loyalty, and
     protectiveness toward one’s country
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27. What effectively closed the Americas
    to further European colonization in
    exchange for America’s promise to
    stay out of European affairs?

     The Monroe Doctrine
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28. What agreement limited the naval
    forces of both the United States and
    Britain in the Great Lakes

     Rush-Bagot Agreement of 1817
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29. Who did President Monroe send to put
    a stop to the Seminole raids that
    plagued Georgia in the early 1800s

     General Andrew Jackson
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30. What was Robert Fulton’s contribution
    to the Industrial Revolution?

     The Steamboat, “Clermont”, which
     could move against the current or
     strong winds
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1.   The Cotton Gin

o    Discuss its Impact on slavery
o    Discuss its Impact on cotton production
o    Discuss its impact on Native Americans
o    Discuss its impact on Westward
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1.   Missouri Compromise

o    What was the issue?
o    What was at stake?
o    Who suggested the plan?
o    Who were the players?
o    How did it resolve the issue
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1.   Lowell Mills

o    How did it benefit women?
o    What was unique about the mill?
o    How did it impact the South?
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1.   Samuel F.B. Morse

o    What did he invent?
o    How did it work?
o    What was its impact on the United
o    How was it an improvement?

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