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Ch. 12 and 13

Industrial Revolution - North and South

Industry that hired children to help keep their prices down Textile mills
This period brought great changes through increased use of machines Industrial Revolution
British mechanic brought textile machine designs to the US Sam Slater
This brought greater speed and convenience through travel Transportation Revolution
This invention allowed farmers to till the soil more easily and faster steel plow
The region that had the most manufacturing New England
This brought worker and machines together in one central location Lowell system
This was used for power in the first factories water
This allowed pieces of a machine to be replaced if they broke interchangeable parts
invented the mechanical reaper Cyrus McCormick
founded a labor union in the textile mills Sarah G. Bagley
The process allowed the prices of goods to drop because more could be made in less time mass production
first industry to be mechanized textiles
developed the steamboat in the US Robert Fulton
invented the machine that sped up communication using dots and dashes across wires Samuel F.B. Morse
designed the steel plow John Deere
developed interchangeable, leading to mass production Eli Whitney
one of the few examples of industrial growth in the South by 1848 Tredegar Iron Works
The most violent slave revolt in the US occurred in 1831 and is known as Nat Turner's Rebellion
The majority of slaves worked here fields
The primary economic activity in the South agriculture
This invention allowed farmers to clean cotton more quickly cotton gin
Invented the cotton gin Eli Whitney
As the demand for cotton increased, the demand for these workers also increased. slaves
This replaced wood as an energy source for making steam in locomotives coal
Laws that tried to control slaves by limiting their education and movement. slave codes
Created by: klindquist