Chapter 9 and 10

January 17, 2018 Off By admin
Term Definition
Labor Theory of Value The value of the product must accurately reflect the labor needed to produce the product.
Working Men's Party Lodged a radical protest against the exploitation of workers that accompanied industrialization.
Putting-out System Merchants hired farming families to perform specific tasks in the production process.
Land Offices Handled sales of land and established in the West within easy reach of farmers.
Cumberland Road A national highway that provided thousands with a route from Maryland to Illinois.
Erie Canal Linked the Hudson River, and thus New York City and the Atlantic Seaboard, to the Great Lakes.
Mohawk and Hudson Railroad First railroad to begin service with a steam locomotive.
Free Moral Agency An individual's ability to make judgement based on a notion of right and wrong.
Deskilling Making the skills of a worker obsolete through machines.
Specie Hard money usually in the form of gold and silver coins.
Code of Deference Underwritten the republic's political order.
Universal Manhood Suffrage Voting rights for all white male adults.
Spoils System Rewarding party loyalists.
Corrupt Bargain The election of Adams as president and the appointment of Clay as secretary of state.
American System High tariffs, a national bank, and federally sponsored internal movements of canals and roads.
Tariff of Abominations High tariff on imported goods, amounting to 50 percent o their value.
Nullification The voiding of unwelcome federal laws.
Rotation in Office Replacement of appointed federal officials.
Whigs Faction that formed as an opposition to Jackson.
Five Civilized Tribes Tribes that had largely adopted the Anglo-American culture. (Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Seminole, and the Cherokee.)