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What was the change from an agrarian society to one based on industry?

The industrial revolution

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Where did the Industrial Revolution begin in America?

New England

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What is capitalism?

Individuals put their capital into business in hopes of making profit

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What is money used for an investment?

Capital

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What is a system where people are free to buy, sell, and produce what they want and can work where they wish?

Free enterprise

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What sets the prices of goods in a free enterprise system?

Supply and demand

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What is technology?

Scientific discoveries that simplify work

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What gives inventors legal rights to their inventions?

Patents

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Who invented the Cotton Gin?

Eli Whitney

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Who opened the first textile mill in the US?

Samuel slater

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What happened to demand for cotton as a result of textile mill growth in New England?

It sky rocketed

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What was the cause of the growth of cities and towns in the North?

Factories

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What is the difference between urban and rural?

Urban is to city as rural is to country

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How did Pioneers usually migrate west?

As families

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What were the three things necessary for Western Expansion in the United States?

Roads , steam boats , canals

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Who was the first permanent European settler in modern day Tennessee?

William bean

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Why was the Cumberland Gap important to the Wilderness Road?

It made passing through the Appalachian mountains easier

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What was the importance of the Wilderness Road to the development of Tennessee?

It made passing through mountains easier which led to greater population

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Who blazed the trail for the Wilderness Road?

Daniel Boon and 300 other skilled foresters

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What is a turnpike?

Toll roads

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Who created the first steamboat?

Robert Fulton

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Steamboats improved the transport of what two things?

People and goods

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What are artificial waterways?

Canals

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Who was the President in 1817?

James Monroe

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What was the Era of Good Feelings?

A time when political differences seamed to vanish

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Why did the Era of Good Feelings not last long?

Western expansion

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What is the name for showing loyalty to a region?

Sectionalism

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Who was a chief supporter of state sovereignty?

John c Calhoun

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What was Henry Clay’s system that promoted tariffs to stimulate American industry growth?

The American system

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What helped preserve the balance between the North and the South?

The Missouri compromise

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What two states were involved in the Missouri Compromise?

Maine and Missouri

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What was a court case over states rights that said that state governments could not have power over the national government?

McCullough vs Maryland

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What treaty was an example of America’s military strength?

The Adams-onis

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What statement was an important part of American foreign policy?

The Monroe doctrine