Ch 10: The American Journey Chapter 10: Growth & Expansion

About This Chapter

The Growth & Expansion chapter of this Glencoe The American Journey Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the growth and expansion of the early United States. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Growth & Expansion textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Glencoe Growth & Expansion chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the growth and expansion of the early United States topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the history topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Economic expansion in the 1800s
  • American industrialization and the factory system
  • The transportation revolution
  • Presidency of James Madison following the War of 1812
  • The Missouri Compromise
  • The Monroe Doctorine
  • Impact of the Gibbons v. Ogden decision

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6 Lessons in Chapter 10: The American Journey Chapter 10: Growth & Expansion
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Economic Expansion in the 1800s: Slavery, Immigration & Corporations

1. Economic Expansion in the 1800s: Slavery, Immigration & Corporations

Find out how and why America's population grew tremendously in the first part of the 1800s. Then, learn how America became a market economy and added new transportation routes.

American Industrialization: Factory System and Market Revolution

2. American Industrialization: Factory System and Market Revolution

New agricultural technology revolutionized the North, South and West. In this lesson, learn how that technology ushered in the Market Revolution in America.

The Transportation Revolution: Turnpikes to Steamboats to Railroads

3. The Transportation Revolution: Turnpikes to Steamboats to Railroads

In the half-century before the Civil War, America experienced a transportation revolution that improved the way people and goods crossed the nation, opened up new areas for settlement and altered the centers of economic power.

James Madison After the War of 1812: The Era of Good Feelings

4. James Madison After the War of 1812: The Era of Good Feelings

What do African pirates, American highways and British forts all have in common? President Madison paid attention to all of them in the 'Era of Good Feelings.'

Henry Clay and the Missouri Compromise of 1820

5. Henry Clay and the Missouri Compromise of 1820

In 1819, Missouri applied for statehood, threatening to tip the balance of senatorial power in favor of the slave states. Find out how Henry Clay resolved the matter for the next 30 years.

James Monroe's Presidency: The Monroe Doctrine

6. James Monroe's Presidency: The Monroe Doctrine

Can you imagine a time when there was only one political party in the United States? Find out why James Monroe was one of the nation's most popular presidents during his lifetime and learn about his foreign policy that endured for nearly a century.

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