Sectionalism

By Fernando Arellano

American System

Facts


  • Protective Tariff taxes British imports which causes people to buy more American goods
  • National Bank 2nd Bank of the US created this was meant to provide easy and abundant credit to stimulate businesses
  • Internal Improvements roads, railroads, and canals built using funds from tariff this would connect market of North, West, South, and East
People involved in the American System



  • Henry Clay
  • James Monroe

Cotton Gin

Facts

  • In October of 1793 a drawing was sent in of the Cotton Gin to be patented
  • The Cotton Gin was difficult to create from the original drawing which only took 10 days to draw
  • Finally in February of 1794 the Cotton Gin was finished and became one of the biggest used farming equipment which lead to even more demand for slaves
People

  • Eli Whitney
  • Thomas Jefferson

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War of 1812

Facts

  • The war of 1812 lasted through 1815
  • The US declared war because of the impressment of sailors, conflict with the Indians, and the desire for expansion
  • British turn attention to the US in 1814 invading Northeast and burning down Washington DC
People

  • Henry Clay
  • John Calhoun

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