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Unformatted text preview: to JQA Adams wins election Henry Clay became Adams Sec. of State • Adams will be accused of a “Corrupt Bargain” 1828 Election 1828 Election • John Quincy Adams­National • Republicans Andrew Jackson­Democratic Republicans • Election where scandal and character questions were more important than issues 1828 Election 1828 Election • Jackson’s popularity based on his image as an exciting forceful military hero and man of the people • • • Larger voter participation Elimination of property qualifications First president from west of the Appalachian Mountains Transportation Revolution Transportation Revolution • • • Robert Fulton –Steamboat “Clermont” Hudson River 1807 By 1811 steamboats on the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers • Allows for two­way traffic on rivers­ before had to go with the flow of the current • Shallow draft – 4 to 6 feet Gibbons vs. Ogden ­ 1824 Gibbons vs. Ogden ­ 1824 • Fulton given a monopoly on all steamboat traffic on the Hudson River • Supreme Court ruled – Navigation on Hudson was a form of interstate commerce • Federal govt. had a right to regulate • States cannot grant monopolies to businesses involved in interstate commerce Erie Canal Erie Canal • Ran from Albany on the Hudson River to • • • • near Buffalo on Lake Erie – 370 miles Lowered cost of shipping goods from $100 a ton overland to $8­5 per ton using the canal Reduced travel time from 20 days to 6 days Helped to make NYC our biggest and busiest port city Began the “Canal Era” Railroads Railroads • First RR – Baltimore & Ohio – 13 miles of track • States were slow to invest in railroads because of money spent on canals • More building in the north than south Industrial Revolution Industrial Revolution • • • • • First to be affected by IR – Textile Industry “Father of the Factory System” Samuel Slater Connecticut River Valley “Lowell System” Industrial Revolution Industrial Revolution • Mobility of the 19th century was social as well as geographic • • • • Creation of a “Middle Class” Rising Income Rising Expectations – Future Higher Standard of Living Middle Class Family Middle Class Family • Home was no longer the center of • • • • production Men worked for others outside of the home Middle Class home became an enclave, a retreat, a refuge from the outside world Middle Class wife remained at home Leads to the creation of “Spheres” Middle Class Family Middle Class Family • Men and women inhabit two different worlds • Each having assigned duties and responsibilities • Each haveassigned personality traits Spheres Spheres • Men – business world – politics where it is • • • • • competitive , rough and tumble, corrupt Men were – rude, crude, source of evil in the world, the “Grosser Sex” Women – home and children “Cult of Domesticity” In charge of the moral and religious life of the family Virtuous, loving, tender, morally superior to men Spheres Spheres • Women gained something ref...
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2013 for the course AMH 2010 taught by Professor Adams during the Fall '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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