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Unformatted text preview: Rush-Bagot Agreement of 1817- disarmament pact on the Great Lakes Treaty of 1818- shared fishing rights off the coast of Newfoundland, joint occupation of the Oregon Territory, northern limits of LA territory at 49 th Florida Florida Purchase Treaty of 1819- $5 million if US gave up claims on TX Monroe Doctrine- closed America to future colonization by Europe A National Economy Transportation- Roads (turnpikes), steamboats, canals, railroads Growth of Industry Eli Whitneys Cotton Gin- cotton became more profitable than tobacco Lowell System for women workers Unions Obstacles (1) immigrant replacements (2) state laws outlawing unions (3) depressions w/ high unemployment Commercial agriculture- cheap land & easy credit Women began to seek employment in the helping fields...
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- Spring '08