Spaniards Get Kicked Out! xD America first targeted Spain Looked for regions in Florida and the American West Strong believer of continental destiny Adams-Ons Treaty granted America the land of Florida Adams-On í s Treaty granted America the land of Florida
Then the Native Americans... America wanted to completely take over the lands between the Appalachians and the Mississippi. The Five Civilized Tribes - abused. Cherokee / Chickasaw / Choctaw / Creek / Seminole
Being Civilized meant.... Turning more agrarian Engaging in slavery Adopting Republicanism
Reactions to Coercion Most Indians opposed the removal Dependence on the whites / Ancestral customs Andrew Jackson the menace 1830: Indian Removal Act: remove the Indians if necessary
Distribution and Division The squatters are the first to claim the land in the West. Agitated for formal right of preemption Officially, the Land Speculators first arrived at the western lands and later sold to the farmers People moved in large groups to the Western lands Churches, schools, and etc. were established in the western lands Slaves were later brought to the western lands to work
The Credit System Because of the introduction of banking and loans, farmers used this in order to buy land in the West Major benefits to the people who lend the money Acres of land had a concrete price The rich were able to buy most of the land while the farmers and commoners were unable to Free lending policies led to depression in 1819
Increasing Economical Gap Because of the new economic market system, the rich were able to get richer and the poor became poorer The new economic system mostly provided the benefit to the rich people such as land buying, trades, and loans The poor had to face some of the rising prices that were occurring to raw materials prices
Analyze Primary Document The Western Country, Letters in Niles Weekly Register
MCQ #2: Most settlers moved westward in order to A. escape the plagues of the east coast. B. settle on cheaper, more fertile land. C. repudiate the settled, civilized way of life in the East. D. escape the overcrowded East. E. hunt and trap for furs.
Revolution of Transportation Rise of Expansion of the West stimulated the revolution of transportation Looking for cheaper transportation to cities Introduction to steam engines, revolutionizing transportation Usage of the canal has improved
Economical Changes Fused economy after the War of 1812 among the South, North, and the West Market Economy Transportation made trade easier both inland and in the sea Demand for more fertile and cotton started to rise England demanded it the most because of the rise of textile manufacturing Cheaper goods provided for the people
Introduction to Industrialism Introduction of the putting out system -> household factory system Textile manufacturing became the first factory system Role of women in the economy drastically changed Instead of working on weaving or textiles -> work at home taking care of the family Primitive form of Industrial Revolution - 1840
Analyze Primary Document The Harbinger, Female Workers at Lowell (1836) From the given document, what can you infer about the the role of women in society?
MCQ #3: What was the main reason for revolutionizing transportation? A. The move around the country quicker and cheaper than before. B. To provide the opportunity for the government to have the first steam engine installed to his carriage. C. Revolutionizing transportation made the other foreign countries to copy America D. Both A and B E. None of the above.