History 10b learning outcomes forming of a Nation

Download 33.08 Kb.
Size33.08 Kb.
1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9
Samuel F.B. Morris’s invention of the telegraph improved communication in the U.S.

  • Eli Whitney’s invention of the cotton gin changed Southern life dramatically. The South became even more agrarian as cotton became king and slavery expanded significantly.

  • Improvements in transportation (such as new roads, canals, etc.) made it easier and cheaper to ship goods and encouraged westward expansion.

  • Robert Fulton was the first to take the idea of a steamboat and put it into practical use which led to increased population along the Mississippi River.

  • The practice by President Andrew Jackson of giving government jobs to friends and political supporters became known as the Spoils System.

  • The idea of spreading political power to all the people by remove voting restrictions and insuring majority rule became known as Jacksonian Democracy.

  • President Andrew Jackson and Congress removed the Cherokee and other Indian nations west of the Mississippi with the Indian Removal Act. This became known as the Trail of Tears.

    Share with your friends:
  • 1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9

    The database is protected by copyright ©essaydocs.org 2020
    send message

        Main page