Sectionalism and Industrialize

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War of 1812

The war of 1812 was a military conflict, lasting for two and a half years, fought by the United States of America against the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, its North American colonies and its Native American allies.

Cotton Gin

A machine that easily separates cotton fibers from there seeds, allowing for much greater productivity than manual cotton separations. The fibers are processed into clothing or other cotton goods, any undamaged cotton was used for clothing.

American System

A national bank to foster to commerce and federal subsidies, for roads, canals and " Internal Improvements, to develop profitable markets for agricultural. Henry Clay was considered the architect of the "American System".