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Industrial revolution & Imperialism

Industrial Revolution-USEvents, discoveries, people
Robert Fulton Fulton became interested in steam engines and the idea of steamboats in 1777 age 12 and visited state delegate William Henry of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, who had earlier learned inventor James Watt and his Watt steam engine on visit England.
Eli Whitney Cotton gin
Brought from Europe by TJ Interchangeable parts-guns, muskets first in US.
Urbanization People moved in large numbers to cities, often to slums and ghettos
Transportation The locomotive and steam engine(steamboat)
Emergence of middle class Factory owners and merchants prospered
Child labor Cheapest form of labor
Clash of economic theories Capitalism and socialism
Increased Imperialism Countries needed colonies for cheap resources
Cheaper goods Mass production results in Cheaper items
Commodore Matthew Perry Imperialism-established trade with Japan 1853
Strong Navy Bases in pacific, midway, Samoan-strong navy key to international power
Pearl Harbor Secured as a naval base- more Americans moved to Hawaii, monarchy was dethroned 1894 Hawaii became independent republic and in 1898 became annexed by the United States
Open Door Major countries agreed to open door policy in China where all countries secured the right to trade with China.
Created by: Rockymento
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