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Revolution. Guided Reading and Review. The Industrial Revolution. The Industrial R evolution began in Britain in the mid 1700s. Cause- British investors developed new machines that made manufacturing faster. Effect- The Industrial Revolution spread to the USA. The Industrial Revolution.

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Guided Reading and Review

the industrial revolution
The Industrial Revolution
  • The Industrial Revolution began in Britain in the mid 1700s.
    • Cause- British investors developed new machines that made manufacturing faster.
    • Effect- The Industrial Revolution spread to the USA.
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The Industrial Revolution
  • Samuel Slater memorized the design of the machines in British textile mills.
    • Cause- It was illegal to take plans for the machines out of England.
    • Effect- Slater built a successful water powered textile mill in the USA.
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The Industrial Revolution
  • Eli Whitney invented machines that could manufacture identical parts.
    • Cause- Whitney wanted to speed up the manufacturing process.
    • Effect- Inventors soon designed machines to produce interchangeable parts for other goods.
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The Industrial Revolution
  • Francis Cabot Lowell’s partners built a factory town named for him.
    • Cause- Lowell combined spinning and weaving operations under one roof.
    • Effect- Lowell became a model factory town and the population grew.
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The Industrial Revolution
  • Textile mills hired young women.
    • Cause- Mill owners could pay lower wages to women than men.
    • Effect- Many young women left home and became financially independent. They used their wages to help their families.
americans move westward
Americans Move Westward
  • Many settlers traveled westward during the 1800s.
  • 1. New roads such as the Great Wagon Road made it easier to travel west.
  • 2. As more people traveled west, more territories applied for statehood.
  • 3. Private companies began paving roads and collecting tolls for maintenance.
  • 4. Congress approved money to build the National Road.
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Americans Move Westward
  • In the early 1800s, Americans found faster and better ways to travel or move goods by water.
  • 5. The invention of the steam engine and the steamboat made passenger and cargo travel much faster.
  • 6. Steamboats made it cheaper for western farmers to ship goods.
  • 7. The Erie Canal linked the Great Lakes and the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers, making it possible to ship goods to New York.
industry in north
Industry in North
  • 1. Sewing machines could make many more items of clothing in much less time than a tailor.
  • 2. John Deere’s plow was much lighter and could be pulled through a field more quickly.
  • 3. Morse’s telegraph had faster access to information about supply, demand, and prices for all over the country.
industry in the north
Industry in the North
  • 5. Clipper ships were able to travel more quickly through the water because of their tall masts, huge sails, and narrow hulls.
  • 6. Effects of factories, machines, and railroads on the Northern economy:
    • Factories used steam power
    • Machines produced cheaper goods
    • Railroads provided faster transportation of materials and goods.
    • Markets opened and farmers were forced into factory jobs.
cotton kingdom in the south
Cotton Kingdom in the South
  • 1. Effect- The cotton gin could do the work of 50 people. Cotton could be grown for a huge profit.
  • 2. Cause- Planters needed new land and began to move west.
  • 3. Effect- In other areas southerners raised rice, sugar cane, tobacco, and livestock.
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Cotton Kingdom in the South
  • 4. Cause- Rich planters invested in slaves and land.
  • 5. Effect- Southerners resented their dependency on the north.