In the quarter century covered in this chapter, the United States expanded across the continent through four major land acquisitions, and six additional states were admitted into the Union. The Erie Canal was completed in 1825, and, largely as a result, the 1830 census marked the first time that a northwestern city, Cincinnati, ...
Chapter 3. Cities in the Age of Jackson, 1828–1854
Chapter 3. Cities in the age of Jackson, 1828–1854