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Early 19c

Early 19c

Industrialization

in America:

The Market Revolution

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What were the

What were the

results of

early 19c

industrialization

in America?

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

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The Transportation Revolution

The Transportation Revolution

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First Turnpike- 1790 Lancaster, PA

First Turnpike- 1790 Lancaster, PA

By 1832, nearly 2400 mi. of road connected most major cities.

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Cumberland (National Road), 1811

Cumberland (National Road), 1811

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Conestoga Covered Wagons

Conestoga Covered Wagons

Conestoga Trail, 1820s

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Erie Canal System

Erie Canal System

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Erie Canal, 1820s

Erie Canal, 1820s

Begun in 1817; completed in 1825

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Robert Fulton & the Steamboat

Robert Fulton & the Steamboat

1807: The Clermont

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Principal Canals in 1840

Principal Canals in 1840

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Inland Freight Rates

Inland Freight Rates

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Clipper Ships

Clipper Ships

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The Iron Horse Wins! (1830)

The Iron Horse Wins! (1830)

1830  13 miles of track built by Baltimore & Ohio RR By 1850  9000 mi. of RR track [1860  31,000 mi.]

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The Railroad Revolution, 1850s

The Railroad Revolution, 1850s

Immigrant labor built the No. RRs.

Slave labor built the So. RRs.

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New

New

Inventions:

"Yankee Ingenuity"

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Resourcefulness & Experimentation

Resourcefulness & Experimentation

Americans were willing to try anything.

They were first copiers, then innovators.

1800  41 patents were approved.

1860  4,357

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Eli Whitneys Cotton Gin, 1791

Eli Whitneys Cotton Gin, 1791

Actually invented by a slave!

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