The American System

created by Henry Clay in 1824

Henry Clay

Increased nationalism by developing a profitable home marketing system. The American System is divided into three parts.

How these three aspects contribute to America

  • The banking system allows for easier and more abundant credit.
  • The protective Tariff allows for a flourish in eastern manufacturing.
  • The networking of roads and canals allows for easier transportation of goods from East and West to North and South