3. The population of the country increased from 3,380,000 in 1790 to 7,200,000 in 1810; and the area from about 828,000 to 2,000,000 square miles.
4. The period 1790-1810 was one of marked industrial progress, and of great commercial and agricultural prosperity. It was during this time that manufactures arose, that many roads and highways and bridges were built, and that the steamboat was introduced.
5. A national mint had been established. The charter of the National Bank had expired, and numbers of state banks had arisen to take its place. These banks had suspended specie payment, and the government had been forced to charter a new National Bank.
PROGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES FROM 1709 TO 1815
Territorial Changes. 1790-1812.
_ Movement of Population into the West._
Northern Stream. Checked by Indian
Indians quieted by Wayne.
Population again moved westward.
New states. 1791. Vermont.
New Territories. 1798. Mississippi.
1802. Mississippi enlarged.
1805. Louisiana (called Missouri
Expansion of Territory. 1795. Spain
accepts 31 deg. as the boundary.
1802. Georgia cedes her western territory.
1803. Louisiana purchased from France.
First carpet mill.
First United States gold and silver coins.
First press in Tennessee.
Discovery of hard coal.
Manufacture of clocks.
Rise of manufactures.
Dependence of United States on Great Britain before 1807.
Effect of the embargo.
Manner of encouraging manufactures.
Effect of the French war.
State of agriculture in
New York and Pennsylvania.
Improvements in Transportation
Demand for roads and canals.
The national pike.
Rapid introduction of.