The Rise of Manufacturing (1820-1845) for AP US History (page 4)

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To achieve the perfect 5, you should be able to explain the following:

  • A new production system developed in textile mills, such as those that existed in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the early nineteenth century.
  • The Monroe Doctrine boldly proclaimed that the Western Hemisphere was off-limits to European intrusion.
  • Beginning in 1824, it was official American policy to move Native American tribes east of the Mississippi; the horrors of many of these relocations are well documented.
  • The Second Great Awakening influenced many to become involved in reform movements, including the abolitionist movement.
  • The presidency of Andrew Jackson is celebrated as an era when the "common man" reigned supreme, although Jackson greatly expanded the powers of the presidency.
  • The Democratic party of Andrew Jackson was the first real political party in American history.
  • Jackson's tariff policy caused a renewal of interest in the policy of nullification in several Southern state legislatures.
  • In the 1830s, the Whig party emerged as the major party opposing the Democratic party of Jackson.

      Time Line

        1790s:   Beginning of Second Great Awakening
        1816:   Second Bank of United States chartered
            Tariff of 1816 imposes substantial import tariffs
            Election of James Monroe
        1819:   Panic of 1819 (unemployment lasts until 1823)
        1820:   Missouri Compromise
            Reelection of James Monroe
        1820s:   Growth of New England textile mills
        1823:   Monroe Doctrine
        1824:   Proposal by President Monroe to move Native Americans east of the Mississippi River
        1825:   John Quincy Adams elected president by House of Representatives (no candidate had won a majority in Electoral College)
        1828:   Andrew Jackson elected president
        1830:   Passage of Indian Removal Act in Congress
            Webster-Hayne debate
        1830s:   Growth of the Whig party
        1831:   Cherokee nation goes to court to defend tribal rights in Cherokee Nation v. Georgia
            First issue of William Lloyd Garrison's The Liberator published
        1832:   Andrew Jackson reelected
            Nullification crisis after nullification of tariffs by South Carolina
        1834:   First strike of women textile workers in Lowell, Massachusetts
        1836:   Democrat Martin Van Buren elected president
        1840:   Whig William Henry Harrison elected president

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