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1

After the Lousiana Purchase who were the two individuals who worked together to attempt a monopoly in New Orleans, LA.?

Livingston and Fulton

2

T/F: The Mississippi is much bigger then the Hudson River?

True

3

In 1809 _______ goes to Pittsburgh to contract to build a Eastern style steamboat?

Fulton

4

Fulton and Livingston contracted to build the _________ and wanted to steam down the ________ to the Mississippi river to get to New Orleans.

New Orleans, Ohio river

5

In Jan. 1812 the ________ makes it to __________.

New Orleans, New Orleans

6

The 1st steamboat to transit the Mississippi river was the ___________.

New Orleans

7

The New Orleans leaves New Orleans and makes it as far as ________.

Natchez

8

Whats wrong with the Watts steam engine on the New Orleans?

Doesn't have enough power to go up the river.

9

What was the hull design of the New Orleans?

V-Hull, she gets pretty beat up in the shallows

10

Who designed high pressure boilers?

John Stevens

11

Gibbons v. Ogden 1824- Supreme court case argues what?

that monopolies violate the inter-state trading

12

Trading between multiple states?

Inter-state trade

13

Trading within one state?

Intra-state trading

14

The Federal goverment has control over all trade on _________ in America.

rivers, this makes the federal goverment stronger

15

Henry Shreves builds the ________ in 1815?

Enterprise

16

The Enterprise is a stern _________, with a ___________.

wheeler, keel

17

In the early-mid 1820s ______ trade takes over _______ trade.

Brown-water, Blue-water

18

What is the hull style of the Enterprise?

East Coast Hull

19

Shreves arrives in New Orleans with a delivery of __________, right before the battle of _________.

ammo, New Orleans

20

In May 1815 Shreves needs more ___________, he heads back up the ________, to look for tades.

money, mississippi river

21

T/F: Shreves is charged with violating a monopoly in the Mississppi?

True