Chapter 8 Expansion and Sectionalism
I. The Expansion of Slavery into the Southwest.
A. Eli Whitneys invention of the cotton gin in 1793 made the cultivation in the south profitable.
1. The cotton gin was one of the key inventions of the Industrial Revolu
Chapter 7 Growth of the Young Nation:
Economics, Politics, and Jackson
I. Transportation Revolution
A. Erie Canal: the period between 1816 to 1850 was called the Era of canal building. In 1816 there was only
100 miles of canal in the US. By 1850 over 3,30
Chapter 6 The Federalist Era to the War of 1812
I. Challenges facing the new republic:
A. The United States of America came into formal existence with adoption of the Articles of
Confederation in 1781.With the ratification of the federal constitution the