bill favoured New England manufacturing interests, and denounced it as a "tariff of abominations." In 1832, Congress lowered tariffs somewhat, but not enough to please South Carolina. After the CivilWar the UnitedStates became A special combinationthe world leader of factors contributedin manufacturing, to this ansportation, and agriculture. Increasingly, society glorified the frontier and nature. In 1848, New York became the first state to allow married women to own property.
United States overseas expansion follows the expansion.S.
Frontiers on the North American continent (see Mexican-American War, War of 1812, and Territorial acquisitions of the United States in particular during the "Age.
Now an organized, unincorporated United States territory.
The United States and Europe maintained peaceful relations during the Expansion Era.
The steamboat soon became the fastest and most important means of shipping goods. During the Expansion Era, many Americans came to believe that social reforms were needed to improve their society. Southerners had always argued that slavery was necessary to the plantation economy. But large numbers of people still called for complete abolition. Ralph Waldo Emerson and other American philosophers praised nature as a source of truth and beauty available to all people, rich and poor alike. Factory workers Union and businesslabored under brutal confrontations were often conditions for violent. The Erie Canal, the most important one, was completed in 1825.