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BELL RINGER
- What was the name of the road created by Congress that
allowed easier access to the American west?
- Which t...
Essential Question:
- How did Henry Clay’s American System influence
transportation and travel?
- How did Henry Clay’s Ame...
- One of the War
Hawks
- Speaker of the
House of
Representative
s
- Nationalist
- Founder of the
Whig Party
BACKGROUND INF...
- Some people called
it the “American
Way”
- A “nationalist”
program
- Aimed to improve
the economy in
each section of the...
- Review: A tariff is a
tax on imported
goods
- 20-25% tax
- Made European
goods more
expensive
- Encouraged
Americans to ...
- Established a single
currency to make trade
easier
- The original bank’s
charter expired in 1811
- After the First Bank
...
- Money was used to
improve
transportation
system
- More roads,
railroads, and
canals were built
- Trade became more
effic...
- Higher tariffs were designed to
protect American
manufacturers from foreign
competition.
- Southerners were angry
becaus...
SUMMARIZER
Exit Ticket
- Answer BOTH of the essential questions
- How did Henry Clay’s American System influence
transport...
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Henry clay's american system

  1. 1. BELL RINGER - What was the name of the road created by Congress that allowed easier access to the American west? - Which type of boat introduced by Robert Fulton and Robert Livingston allowed for easier river transportation? - An artificial waterway is called a _____________________. - Which major artificial waterway connected the Hudson River to Buffalo, NY?
  2. 2. Essential Question: - How did Henry Clay’s American System influence transportation and travel? - How did Henry Clay’s American System promote sectionalism in America?
  3. 3. - One of the War Hawks - Speaker of the House of Representative s - Nationalist - Founder of the Whig Party BACKGROUND INFO- HENRY CLAY
  4. 4. - Some people called it the “American Way” - A “nationalist” program - Aimed to improve the economy in each section of the country - Increased the power of the Federal government - The goal was to help the nation grow THE AMERICAN SYSTEM
  5. 5. - Review: A tariff is a tax on imported goods - 20-25% tax - Made European goods more expensive - Encouraged Americans to buy American made products - Money raised was used for internal improvements (roads, bridges, canals, etc.) PROTECTIVE TARIFF
  6. 6. - Established a single currency to make trade easier - The original bank’s charter expired in 1811 - After the First Bank closed, state banks loaned too much money, leading to inflation - The Second Bank stabilized the money supply, allowing American businesses to grow A NEW NATIONAL BANK
  7. 7. - Money was used to improve transportation system - More roads, railroads, and canals were built - Trade became more efficient - Farmers and merchants could get their goods to the market easier INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS
  8. 8. - Higher tariffs were designed to protect American manufacturers from foreign competition. - Southerners were angry because higher tariffs benefited Northern factories. - The South was having to pay higher prices for goods, with no benefit. - These tensions led to a sectional divide in the country. - The major sections were the North, the South, and the West. - Each section of the country had strong voices in Congress who promised to protect their section. SECTIONALISM
  9. 9. SUMMARIZER Exit Ticket - Answer BOTH of the essential questions - How did Henry Clay’s American System influence transportation and travel? - How did Henry Clay’s American System promote sectionalism in America?

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