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  1. Changing America1790’s-1840’s Student made

  2. (Review the Northwest Ordinance)Industrial Revolution • The change in producing goods that had widespread effects created the Industrial Revolution • Origin of the Industrial Revolution • 1700’s ~ British inventors create new machines that take the place of real workers • British keep ideas to themselves by not allowing plans to leave factories • British textile worker Samuel Slater memorizes plans for spinning mill and spreads them to America • Did it to share, for publicity, and for wealth

  3. Steam-powered Transportation Innovations • Cotton Gin • Factories ~ Textile, ammunition, weaponry, etc. • Mills • Hard-surfaced roads/toll roads • Erie Canal, along with others • Faster clipper ships • Steamboats • Railroads

  4. Land Acquisition • Original 13 Colonies ~ 1776 • Area Gained by Treaty ~ 1783 • Louisiana Purchase ~ 1803 • Red River Area ~ 1818 • Florida ~ 1819 • Texas ~ 1845 • Oregon Country ~ 1846 • Mexican Cession ~ 1848 • Gadsden Purchase ~ 1853 • Alaska ~ 1867 • Hawaii ~ 1898

  5. Manifest Destiny • The idea that America should own the land of the entire continent • Lewis and Clark ~ 1804-1806 • Sent out by Jefferson • 43 people • 8,000 miles to travel • Went out to map the land • Sacajawea A famous picture of Manifest Destiny

  6. Early Presidents • #1 George Washington • Stopped the Whiskey Rebellion • Help the country stay on its feet • #2 John Adams • Passed the Alien and Sedition acts • #3 Thomas Jefferson • The first change of powers in the government • Bought the Louisiana Territory • #4 James Madison • Convinces Congress to declare war on England • Won the War of 1812

  7. Early Presidents cont. • #5 James Monroe • Great with foreign countries • Create the Monroe Doctrine • Bought Florida from Spain for 5 million dollars • #7 Andrew Jackson • Help achieve victory at the battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812 • First "Average" person for President • Pushed the Indians over the Mississippi River • Closed down the National banks • Started the Democratic-Republican party • Increase the tariffs on imported goods