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The Industrial Revolution. Describe labor in Europe in the beginning of the 1700’s What was the result of increased demand for manufactured goods in Great Britain? What might be some costs and benefits of faster textile production as a result of new machines?.

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The industrial revolution
The Industrial Revolution

  • Describe labor in Europe in the beginning of the 1700’s

  • What was the result of increased demand for manufactured goods in Great Britain?

  • What might be some costs and benefits of faster textile production as a result of new machines?


New Machines and ProcessesThe development of new machines and processes brought the Industrial revolution to the United States

  • Who was Samuel Slater, and how did he contribute to the textile industry in the United States? Recall/LOTS

  • Why were most American mills located in New England. Analyze/HOTS

  • Who was Eli Whitney? Indentify/LOTS

  • What was the advantage of water-powered machinery? Analyze/HOTS


Eli whitney
Eli Whitney

  • Whitney came up with the idea of using interchangeable parts which lead to a term called “Mass Production”. What does this term mean?

  • What do you think it would be like to be a machine worker? Describe what your life would be like.


Manufacturing grows slowly
Manufacturing Grows Slowly

  • According to Albert Gallatin, why were so few factories being built in the United States? LOTS

  • How did the War of 1812 affect American manufacturing? HOTS

  • Do you think all Americans supported higher tariffs? HOTS


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