Chapter 9

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  • Cotton Gin invented.

    Cotton Gin invented.
    Eli Whitney invents cotton gin. This revolutionized the cotton industry. It was a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers. Able to increase cotton produced, more than doubling per day
  • Preemption rights passed

    Preemption rights passed
    Series of special acts begin passing. These guarenteed the right of squatters which granted them purchase at minimum price of the land that they had already improved.
  • Battle of Tippecanoe

    Battle of Tippecanoe
    The Shawnee brothers Tecumseh and Tenskwatawa stopped their people from selling land to settlers and to resist the tempting offers that were made to them. The Shawnee had set up camp at the confluence of the Tippecanoe and Wabash rivers in Indiana, and called on the surrounding tribes to rise up. The governor of the Indiana Territory brought soldiers into the area and the Native Americans attacked them on November 7th. The soldiers won and the Tippecanoe settlement was pulled down.
  • The Second Bank of the United States chartered

    The Second Bank of the United States chartered
    The Second Bank of the United States was chartered in 1816, five years after the First Bank of the United States lost its own charter. This bank was created to make state banks pay it's investors, but didn't do this very well.
  • Era of good feelings begin

    Era of good feelings begin
    The Era of Good Feelings (1817–25) describes a period in United States political history in which partisan bitterness abated. The phrase was coined by Benjamin Russell, in the Boston newspaper, Columbian Centinel, on July 12, 1817, following the good-will visit to Boston of President James Monroe.
  • Tallmadge Ammendment passed

    Tallmadge Ammendment passed
    The Tallmadge Amendment was submitted by James Tallmadge, Jr. in the United States House of Representatives on February 13, 1819, during the debate regarding the admission of Missouri as a state. Tallmadge, an opponent of slavery, sought to impose conditions on Missouri that would extinguish slavery within a generation
  • Adams – Onis Treaty

    Adams – Onis Treaty
    Treaty in which Spain relinquished Florida to the United States. In return, the US assumed 5 million bucks of the financial claims of American citizens against Spain.
  • McCulloch v. Maryland

    	McCulloch v. Maryland
    a landmark decision by the Supreme Court of the United States. The state of Maryland had attempted to impede operation of a branch of the Second Bank of the United States by imposing a tax on all notes of banks not chartered in Maryland. March 1819.
  • Dartmouth College v Woodward

    Dartmouth College v Woodward
    Trustees of Dartmouth College v. Woodward, 17 U.S. (4 Wheat.) 518 (1819), was a landmark United States Supreme Court case dealing with the application of the Contract Clause of the United States Constitution to private corporations
  • Panic of 1819

    Panic of 1819
    The Panic of 1819 was the first major financial crisis in the United States, which occurred during the end of the Era of Good Feelings
  • "Putting Out system" developed.

    "Putting Out system" developed.
    The traditional process by which textiles were produced. Noblemen would bring the raw wool to their tenants, and the women would comb, clean and spin the wool into yarn. The men would then weave it into cloth so that the noblemen could sell it.
  • Lowell Factories are created

    Lowell Factories are created
    Lowell, Massachusetts became America's model industrial town. Textile mills sprang up in 1820 and employed thousands of workers, mostly women.
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    an agreement in 1820 between pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States concerning the extension of slavery into new territories. Missouri was allowed as a slave state couple with Maine as a free state.
  • Erie Canal created

    Erie Canal created
    an artificial waterway connecting the Hudson river at Albany with Lake Erie at Buffalo; built in the 19th century; now part of the New York State Barge Canal
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    The Monroe Doctrine is a United States policy that was introduced on December 2, 1823, which stated that further efforts by European countries to colonize land or interfere with states in the Americas would be viewed by the United States of America as acts of aggression requiring US intervention
  • Gibbons v. Ogden

    Gibbons v. Ogden
    Gibbons v. Ogden, 22 U.S. 1 (1824), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that the power to regulate interstate commerce was granted to Congress by the Commerce Clause of the United States Constitution
  • Henry Clay becomes Secretary of State

    Henry Clay becomes Secretary of State
    Henry Clay, Sr. (April 12, 1777 – June 29, 1852) was a nineteenth-century American statesman and orator who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, where he served as Speaker. He also served as Secretary of State from 1825 to 1829.
  • Black hawk is pursued.

    Black hawk is pursued.
  • Whig party formed

    Whig party formed
    Former party of the Us, formed in 1834, in opposition to the Democratic Party; advocated a loose interpretation of the Constitution and high protective tariffs
  • James Monroe begins term

    James Monroe begins term
    James Monroe (born in Albemarle County, Virginia, on September 10, 1799, died September 7, 1870) was an American politician who served as the United States Congressman from New York (1839–1841). He was the nephew of President James Monroe.