Chapter 14 Forging the National economy 1790-1860. APUSH. The Westward Movement. People began to move westward in large numbers Movement west was very hard Diseases Loneliness Particularly hard for women Frontier people were fiercely independent and individualistic. Westward Movement.
“The Supreme Order of the Star-Spangled Banner”
How did the Industrial Revolution effect the United States?
1840 – Telegraph
Steamships - Why?
Just as fast and could carry more cargo
1807: The Clermont
How was the Canal built?
Results along the canal route?
Effects of the Erie Canal beyond NY State?
Begun in 1817; completed in 1825
1830 13 miles of track built by Baltimore & Ohio RRBy 1850 9000 mi. of RR track [1860 30,000 mi.]
Immigrant laborbuilt the No. RRs.
Slave laborbuilt the So. RRs.
Between April, 1860 and Nov,1861.
Delivered news and mail between St. Louis, MO and San Francisco, CA.
Took 10 days.
Replaced by the completion of the trans-continental telegraph line.
Between 1840 and 1860, more than 250,000 people travelled westward.
The results of
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