The United States Grows

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The United States Grows: Ch. 12; The United States Doubles in Size Ch. 13; The War of 1812 Ch. 14; The Industrial Revolution Ch. 15; Andrew Jackson Ch. 16; Americans Work for Reform


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Unit:3 The United State Grows . :

Unit:3 The United State Grows . Irma Monserrat Bojado.

The United States Double In Size .:

The United States Double In Size . Thomas Jefferson the man who wrote most of the Declaration of independence became the third president of the united state in 1801. By 1800 almost one million Americans lived on the land between the 13 states and the Mississippi river. After the A merican Revolution, the United States owned all the land east of the Mississippi River. New Orleans was an important port for Americans farmers. Yor k and Sacagawea helped Lewis and Clark explore the west

The war of 1812.:

The war of 1812. The United States and Great Britain were fighting again in the year 1812. British ships captured many Americans ships that sailed to France. Americans wanted freedom of the sea the French agreed with them but the British did not. In 1812 the United States began to fight, James Madison was president during the war of 1812. In 1814 the British tried to capture fort McHenry. The British wanted to capture the port of New Orleans but the general Jackson won the Battle of New Orleans in January 1815. In December 1814 Great Britain and the United States had signed a peace treaty.

the industrial revolution.:

the industrial revolution. In the 1700s most people wore clothes and shoes that were made by hand then late un 1700s the British invented machines to help them. This was the star of the Industrial Revolution and began in Great Britain. The Industrial Revolution was different from the Americans Revolution because was a change in the way goods, in 1790 the Industrial Revolution began In the United States. Samuel Slater built new machines for spinning thread, Eli Whitney invented a machine called the cotton gin and began mass production.

Andrew Jackson.:

Andrew Jackson. Andrew Jackson was the seventh president of the United States. He was born near the border between North Carolina and Shout Carolina in 1767, Jackson’s father died before he was born. In 1780 Jackson fought for America during the Americans Revolution when he was 13 years old. All his family died during the war. After the war Jackson studied and became a lawyer.

Americans work For reform.:

Americans work For reform. In 1800s some Americans began to work for reform they wanted a free school for all children, the laws end slavery, men and women have the same rights they wanted a better country. Horace Mann improve education in public schools in Massachusetts. Mary Lyon started Mount Holyoke Female Seminary for women. Thomas Gallaudet started the first school for deaf children in the United States. Frederick Douglass was an abolitionist. He worked to end slavery. Dorothea Dix helped start hospitals to treat people with mental illness. Elizabeth Candy Stanton worked for women’s rights.