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Unformatted text preview: reopened) o Laid the groundwork for US industrial power o Jefferson, a critic of an industrial America, ironically contributed to Hamiltons view of the US!! American Problems-The US was unprepared military: o Had a 12-ship navy vs. Britains 800 ships o Americans disliked a draft preferred to enlist in the disorganized state militias-Financially unprepared: o Flood of paper $$ o Revenue from import tariffs declined-Regional disagreements The American System-Tariff of 1816-Second Bank of the US-Internal improvements at federal expence o National road The American System-West Got roads, canals, and federal aide-East got the backing of protective tariffs from the west-South ??...
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