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THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
Published on Nov 18, 2015
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THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
AFFECTING EARLY AMERICA
ANOTHER REVOLUTION AFFECTS AMERICA
Factories were an outcome of the Industrial Revolution.
Interchangeable parts were parts that were exactly alike.
Mass production was producing goods in large quantities.
The Industrial Revolution began in Great Britian.
Inventors came up with ways to generate power through streams and coal.
Then the first factories were built in Britian.
THE WEALTH OF AMERICA
The main source of income in America after the War was trade.
Two events turned Americans toward the development of domestic industries.
[Embargo Act of 1807 and the War of 1812]
THE COUNTRY IF AFFECTED
The North was most affected by the change in manufacturing.
They were more affected because factories strived in the North.
Agriculture was the main source of in the South.
Factories were popular in the North because of the city life.
The machinery was becoming better and more efficient.
1813, the American textile industry was changed by mechanizing all the stage making of cloth.
Plans from an English mill were used.
Francis Cabot Lowell, Nathan Appleton, and Patrick Tracy Jackson.
SPLIT IN TWO
During this time, there were two sides.
The agriculture part (South and West)
Industrial part of the country (North)
The South and West produced grain, wheat, and other food.
While the North used machinery to produce items that could be utilized.
AGRICULTURE IN THE NORTH
In the North, cash crops were the only source of farming or agriculture left
the growing cities and the type of soil, only let the farmers grow 1 to 2 crops.
Situations arose in the North due to the rising populations, and the cities
AGRICULTURE IN THE SOUTH
Cotton took over as the cash crop in the South.
The cotton gin lead to the increase and demand for cotton.
Slaves were also in a high demand because of amount of cotton.
The plantations in the South were growing and they needed slave.
MADISON'S PLAN TO UNIFY THE NATION
Unite the regions of the country and create a strong, stable economy that would make the U.S. Self-sufficient.
Three major points presented.
Developing transportation system, establishing a protective tariff, and resurrecting the national bank.
Henry Clay promoted theAmerican System.
THE AMERICAN SYSTEM
The American System would unite the nation's economic interests.
The North would produce the manufactured goods that farmers in the South/West would buy.
South and West would produce most of the grain, meat, and cotton needed in the North.
An accepted from of money and improved transportation network would connect them.
Improvements that are going to help the nation move goods or travel faster.
The railroads, Erie Canal, and the National Road.
The tariffs on imports suggested by Madison and Clay was a protective tariff.
Increased the price on imports of foreign goods and got rid of the price advantage.
The Northerners welcomed the tariff, but the people in the South and West were upset.
They resented any government that made imports more expensive.
The leaders agreed that a National Bank would benefit everyone.
The Bank would make available currency accepted nationwide.
This would make it easier for people in different regions to do business.
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION OF 1816