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Ch. 11 Section 1
|What was the Industrial Revolution?
|An era where factory machines replaced hand tools and manufacturing replaced farming as main form of work.
|Where were the first U.S. factories?
|Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Southern Massachusetts.
|What did Lowell Mills manufacture?
|What were interchangeable parts?
|Parts that are exactly alike.
|How did interchangeable parts change factory work?
|They sped up production.
|How did inventions change transportation and communication in the U.S.?
|How did the telegraph change communication in the United States?
|It brought more national unity.
|What inventions improved agriculture?
|The steel plow, reaper, and the threshing machine.
|How did the steel plow improve agriculture?
|It helped mid western farmers become a market fore Northeastern manufactured goods.
|What did Sam Slater invent?
|Water powered textile Mills.
|What did Robert Fulton invent?
|What did Samuel Morse invent?
|Who worked in the Lowell Mills?
|Farm girls who lived in company-owned boardinghouses.