Read in Chapter 8: William Becknell and the Santa Fe Trail, the "factor" system in the West, Andrew and William Ashley's Rocky Mountain Fur Company sold furs to eastern merchants in an expanding market economy, John Marshall and the Gibbons case.
Read in Chapter 10: Irish-Catholic immigration, Erie Canal, Croton Aqueduct, B & O trunk line, Samuel F. B. Morse, the "factory" system in New England, Factory Girls Association, Duncan Phyfe and social mobility, Frederick Jackson Turner and geographical mobility, cast-iron stove and icebox, the myth of the "Peaceable Kingdom," Sarah Hale and the "separate sphere" of the "cult of domesticity," Park Theater in New York, Northeast truck farming, John Deere and Cyrus McCormick in the Northwest.
- 95% farmers
- staple export to Europe
- dependent on waterways
- dependent on merchants
- slow growth rate
- Clay's American System
- high tariff, bank, transportation
- Marshall's Supreme Court 1801-1835 in Chapter 8
- In Fletcher v. Peck 1810 he upheld the Yazoo land contracts
- In Dartmouth College v. Woodward 1819 he agreed with Webster that " a grant is a contract"
- In McCulloch v. Maryland 1819 he upheld the Bank of the United States right to charter and not be destroyed by state taxes
- In Cohens v. Virginia 1821 he upheld the right of judicial review over state courts
- In Gibbons v. Ogden 1824 he upheld the right of Thomas Gibbons to compete with the Fulton-Livingston-Ogden monopoly because commerce included navigation
- In Worcester v. Georgia 1832 he overturned the GA law that claimed jurisdiction over Cherokee land, and upheld tribal sovereignty
- Taney's Supreme Court
- Bank of Augusta, Charles River Bridge cases
- Transportation Revolution
- roads, bridges
- Industrial Revolution
- Communications Revolution
- Immigration and Migration
revised 8/15/05 | Class