LO-3 EX AFP Preserve1815-48-1

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Extending and Preserving the Sphere 1815-1848 (LO-03)
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Extending and Preserving the Sphere 1815-1848 The Era of American Expansion Principal Objectives of Post War US For Pol 2 principal obj guide Amer For Pol in post 1812 period Territorial expansion Both driven, in part, by the rapid growth of Amer population Population nearly tripled from 1815-48 1815: 8,419,000 1848: 22,018,000 16 states existed in 1800, by 1824 there were 24 By 1820 as many people lived in new states formed after 1789 as lived in the original colonies Expansion 4 factor s characterize & shape Amer Econ Devel & Comm expansion Its Focus Its Nature Its Size, and The infrastructure The Focus of American commerce began to shift Away from a nearly complete focus on Europe and Br Into new channels in LA and Far East The Nature of Amer comm began to change (LaFeber 79) W/end of Napoleonic wars and 2 nd War w/Br 2
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Merchant trade that had flourished 1807-1814 began to diminish Br began dumping finished products in US Though US manufacturing didn’t really blossom until after the Civil War, Amer began to invest in home-grown industrial complex to compete w/imports One of 1 st major steps was the Waltham Textile works The Size of Amer Econ began to grow Total exports tripled from 1815-1847 Gross output of farm production nearly tripled Production of Cotton soared Finally, the infrastructure began to expand Construction of roads & canals created a revolution in transportation Opens new lands, creates new opportunities for growth On the Road to Econ and Territorial Expansion A Both objectives of econ & commercial development and territorial expansion lead to a series of policy initiatives B 1 st : Containing Br Immediate objective after War of 1812 Policy was aided by a warming of relations between Br & US But driven by major concerns and beliefs of J.Q. Adams 1 st : Greatest threat to US was Br 2 nd : The US could contain Br in Ca 3 rd : US and Br had interests in common which would serve US For Pol interests
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2012 for the course INTA 3110 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Tech.

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LO-3 EX AFP Preserve1815-48-1 - Extending and Preserving...

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