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WatermanufacturingIndustrial Revolution New Englandfactories and citiesports rivers and streams In the United States, New England was the first region where the Industrial Revolution developed. This era saw many changes in manufacturing, and these changes brought people to factories and cities to work. New England had many ports, which made transporting goods easier. The machines in factories were powered by water from the region’s rivers and streams.
Factory systemcotton ginpoor soil Power loommanufacturingfarming Two examples of new machines were the cotton gin and the Power loom, which spun thread into cloth. Many people were willing to do factory work; poor soil in New England made farming difficult. In a factory system all steps of the manufacturing process were housed in one building.
In the United States, the Industrial Revolution began in… A) New England B) The South C) The mid-Atlantic region D) The Ohio Valley region
___________________________memorized the design of the British spinning machines and then recreated them in the United States. A) Richard Arkwright C) Eli Whitney B) Francis Lowell D) Samuel Slater
The cotton gin was invented by…. A) Oliver Evans B) Eli Whitney C) Samuel Slater D) Robert Fulton
The Clermont was…. A) The first powerful steamboat B) The first locomotive engine C) A canal linking Albany to Buffalo D) The name of the National Road
Canals were responsible for all of the following EXCEPT…. A) Helping to unite the growing country B) Lowering shipping costs C) Reducing sectional tensions D) Bringing prosperity to towns along their routes
The Era of Good Feeling took place during President ____________________ administration. A) Thomas Jefferson’s B) John Quincy Adam’s C) James Madison’s D) James Monroe’s
Congressman ____________________________was from Kentucky and became famous for his ability to work out compromises. A) Henry Clay B) Daniel Webster C) John C. Calhoun D) John Quincy Adams
As part of the Missouri Compromise, __________________________entered the Union as a free state. A) Maine C) Louisiana B) Missouri D) Ohio
The invention of the cotton gin… A) Encouraged farmers in the Northeast to begin planting cotton. B) Led to a dramatic increase in Southern cotton production C) Had no impact on the demand for cotton D) Encouraged many plantation owners to free their slaves
Pioneer families tended to settle in communities along major rivers… A) To gain greater protection from Native Americans. C) Because they provided fresh drinking water B) To make it easier for them to travel back to the east. D) So that they could more easily ship their crops to market
In the mid-1800s, by whom were tariffs LEAST likely to be supported? A) Northeastern factory owners B) Southern planters C) Westerners living on the frontier D) Free African Americans living in the North