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Impact of NW Ordinance on new states, slavery, and education. NW Ordinance passed in 1787; divided area into smaller territories, and set guidelines for them to become states. Slavery was illegal Land expansion showed the need for public education . Noah Webster.

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impact of nw ordinance on new states slavery and education
Impact of NW Ordinance on new states, slavery, and education
  • NW Ordinance passed in 1787; divided area into smaller territories, and set guidelines for them to become states.
  • Slavery was illegal
  • Land expansion showed the need for public education
noah webster
Noah Webster
  • Compiled the first US dictionary that included words and spellings distinct to the US rather than traditional British versions. (Town vs. Towne; labor vs. labour)
  • Played a major role in forming a national language.
louisiana purchase
Louisiana Purchase
  • In 1803 T. Jefferson purchased land from Napoleon
  • Doubled the size of America
lewis and clark expedition
Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • The expedition of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark (Sacajawea) westward to Pacific Ocean.
  • Left from St. Louis in Sept. 1803, reached CA in 1805, and back to St. Louis in 1806
war of 1812
War of 1812
  • US declared war against Britain in 1812 (impressments)
  • British burned Washington, D.C
  • Eventually US won (Star Spangled Banner..US Nat’l Anthem)
national identity
National Identity
  • The War of 1812 helped shape America’s sense of national identity.
  • Pride in your country
  • US made goods rather than imports
  • Agriculture grew
new york city erie canal
New York City/ Erie Canal
  • Textile mills popped up all across NYC
  • The Eric Canal’s completion in 1825 (connected the Hudson River to Lake Erie) turned NYC into a dominant commercial shipping city.
the american system
The American System
  • The War of 1812 showed danger of relying on imports
  • Henry Clay proposed the American System
    • North= Industry
    • South= Agriculture
    • Improve infrastructure
    • Protective Tariff
    • Second Nat’l Bank
infrastructure
Infrastructure
  • Roads, railroad lines, utilities, canals, bridges, etc.
the monroe doctrine
The Monroe Doctrine
  • Issued by Pres. James Monroe in 1823
  • Goal was to prevent any European country from colonizing lands within the Western Hemisphere
  • Teddy Roosevelt will use this in 1900 to justify American involvement in Latin America