AP Learning Objective:
Explain how and why innovation in technology, agriculture, and commerce affected various segments of American society over time.
I can describe the economic changes that took place in the United States from 1790 to 1860, & I can analyze their effects on the nation.
Critical Vocabulary: “Black Forties,” Political Machines, “Tammany Hall,” “Know-Nothing” Party, Samuel Slater, Eli Whitney, Charles Goodyear, Samuel Morse, Elias Howe, Lowell Mills, Commonwealth v. Hunt, Preemption Act of 1830, Homestead Act, John Deere, Cyrus McCormick, “National Road,” Robert Fulton, Governor DeWitt Clinton, Erie Canal, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Clipper Ship, Pony Express
Homework: The Market Revolution Reading