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Industrial Revolution Review

What are 3 factors that contributed to the industrialization of the United States -Embargo Act -Transportation -War Of 1812
What is the Free Enterprise System? It is where you can own a business and the government will just observe, and make sure that you do not cut any corners
National road development by the US Government was intended to promote ______ Transportation
Soil exhaustion is an environmental consequence of what activity in the south? Farming
Did the demand for slaves increase or decrease due to the invention of the cotton gin? Slavery more than doubled because of the cotton gin
How did the development of factories encourage urbanization? Allowed people to do something other than farm
Why did rural populations decrease during the industrial revolution? More people wanted to work in the factories up north rater than farming all day in the south
How did technological innovation affect the production of manufactured goods? It allowed families to buy clothes rather than making the clothes themselves (cotton gin)
Due to the plantation system, what crop did the South produce the most of in textile mills? Cotton
Describe the economy in the West. What did the region contribute to the US economy? Allowed a railroad to go across the united states
What contribution did immigrants make during the Industrial Revolution? The Chinese came and built the west side of the railroad, along the coast of California
What pull factor encouraged Chinese immigrants to move to the United States? Gold and Economic Boom
In the early 1850's, Chinese immigrants were seeking ________ in the west Riches/ Gold
What was the main push factor for the Irish immigrants? The potato famine
How did cities change during the Industrial Revolution? The numbers of factories increased as well as the number of people in the area
What group worked as cloth weavers in New England textile mills? The Lowell Girls
What religious group was originally against slavery during the colonial era? Quakers
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