Chapter 9 Section 1 Review notes for quiz The Market Revolution A.Early 1800’s- US becomes more industrialized 1.workers spent money on goods 2.specialization B.Changes led to Market Revolution 1.capitalism 2.entrepreneurs 3.farmers and manufactured goods C.Inventions and improvements 1.made life more comfortable 2.improved communication a.Samuel F.B. Morse 3.transportation improved a.steamboats and canals b.railroads D.New Markets Link Regions 1.Northeast- manufacturing center 2.Midwest- Farming a.John Deere b.Cyrus McCormick 3.South-did not imdustrialize as fast as North Samuel F.B. Morse Steamboats railroads John Deere Cyrus McCormick Workbook Questions 1.The transformation of the nation’s economy to one in which people bought and sold goods rather than making them was known as a.capitalism b.specialization c.the market revolution d.the Industrial revolution 2.Vulcanized rubber, which became the key component of automobile tires, was developed by a.Charles Goodyear b.I.M. Singer c.Elias Howe d.Francis Cabot Lowell 3.Samuel F.B. Morse invented the a.steel plow b.steamboat c.telegraph d.mechanical reaper 4.Canals were the popular mode of transportati on until the emergence of a.automobiles b.railroads c.stagecoaches d.airplanes 5.By 1838, the National road stretched from Maryland to a.Ohio b.Illinois c.Missouri d.Nebraska 6.John Deere’s invention in 1837 made life easier for a.painters b.blacksmiths c.bankers d.farmers Review Questions 1. What is capitalism? How does it work? 2. Who are the entrepreneurs and what are their roles? 3. What was the telegraph, who invented it, and what was its impact? 4. What were the advantages and disadvantages of water travel? 5. Discuss the emergence of the railroad. What were the advantages and disadvantages of this method of transportation? 6. Discuss each region and its independent growth. What was each region known for? – South – Northeast – Midwest • See Mrs. King for the writing assignment. Character Development A free society is built on trust. The less trust there is, the more laws there are. The more laws there are, the less freedom there is. Do you think our government has trust in its citizens? Do you think we have a great deal of freedom in this country? Explain.
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