history of US history notes from week 5
history of US history notes from week 5 HIST 2110
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Week 5: Antebellum north: War of 1812 Jefferson- common man, getting people to vote. Getting states to pass laws to get rid of the environment or get people to get land. Missouri compromise US. Circa 1830 The market revolution - Changes in transportation - Changes in market o Transportation o From household to market. From household quantity to surplus economy o Factories/ mass production Industrial revolution - Factories around bodes of water - Looms - New technologies - 28,000 patents o Goodyear o rubber o elastic o waterproof o winter proof o sewing machine - booms and busts o technology evolves o transportations roads 1811,1818 4000 miles of road building by 1821 increases trade water ways and canals steam engine rail roads funded by reach people o monopolized o communication revolution pony express postal service went from printing press to penny papers “the Lowell mills girls” created jobs for women. These women dormitory… - no rush on marriage - 15-30.. willing to work long hours for low wages - organized strike o organized employee strikes o unions and associations of labor o 1834 organized labor unions o new professions education lengthened childhood for middle class child the old south: the industrial revolution – the cotton gin the cotton kingdom Indian removal act - Internal slave trade - Boom in slave trade - More slaves, more economic success o Identity issue - The planter class “plain white folk” and poor whites the south “peculiar institution” slavery – urban – public beatings, illegal to give slaves education, slavery- rural slavery resistance - Haitian revolution - Nat turner’s rebellion - The Amistad - \ key terms and concepts - cotton gin - the cotton kingdom/ king cotton o growth and economic depencence on cotton o relation to the growth of slavery - southern social structure: planter class, middle/ lower class farmers poor whites, freed blacks