Chapter 9

Years of Growth and Expansion

During the early 1800s, manufacturing took on a stronger role in the American economy. During the same period, people moved westward across the continent in larger and larger numbers. In 1823 the United States proclaimed its dominant role in the

Americas with the Monroe Doctrine.

Video Lessons

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The videos are to help you understand the content BEFORE diving deeper in our Google class. You can also access them in the classroom as well as on here.

Guided Notes

These are Cornell Notes that will guide you to a deeper understanding as well as a section for questions and a summary that will be asked in class.