America on the Move. 3 Areas of Change... 1. Industry 2. Inventions 3. Geography Effects. Samuel Slater & Francis Cabot Lowell Brought smuggled plans back from England to create textile mills Created $$$ for the U.S. through trade. Industry.
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3. Geography Effects
1.) A source of income
2.) Creation of Mills communities
Very significant for young women.
Remember to fill in your notes of who invented what and how did it help the U.S.
Because of the inventions and the industrial revolution boom....
4 main effects that occurred
Triggered wide spread westward movement
Louisiana, Arkansas, Florida, and by 1840 Texas
Cotton became the highest cash crop in the South
Cotton exports to Europe increase 150% in a decade
Native Americans were driven off lands used for Mills, farms, and plantations
Slavery increased by 2.5 million in 40 years
Slavery was abolished in 1808 after that any child born from a slave mother was considered a slave