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					Bellringer: EOCT Review Questions
                    Industrial
                    Revolution



d. Describe the construction of the Erie Canal, the rise of New York City,
and the development of the nation’s infrastructure.

a. Explain the impact of the Industrial Revolution as seen in Eli Whitney’s
invention of the cotton gin and his development of interchangeable parts for
muskets.
the rise of New York City, and the development of the nation’s
infrastructure.
 Industrial Revolution: YOU
          Predict
 The Industrial Revolution, as it is now called
  by historians, changed the ways in which the
  world produced its goods. It also changed our
  societies from a mainly agricultural society to
  one that in which industry and manufacturing
  was in control.
 YOU PREDICT: What were some positive
  effects? What were some negative effects?
 Watch the Clip:
  http://www.history.com/videos/the-
  industrial-revolition#the-industrial-revolition
Industrial Revolution

 Industrial Revolution:    Began first in Britain
  Period in history in      Machines replace
  which technological        manual labor
  advances led to mass
  economic changes.
Eli Whitney

 Whitney was one of the
  early founders of the
  "American system" of mass
  production
 Identical parts were
  produced by machines, and
  then assembled by hand
 Whitney popularized the
  machine which produced
  interchangeable parts for
  guns
Eli Whitney

               Invented the Cotton Gin as
                a means of easily
                separating the seeds from
                the cotton
               The Gin was mass
                produced using
                interchangeable parts
               Increased the amount of
                cotton that the South
                produced, increasing the
                demand for slaves
Erie Canal

              Completed in 1825, it
               allowed goods to be
               shipped by water from
               NYC to the west
              The canal boats could
               carry greater loads than
               wagons
              The 365 mile canal was
               dug by hand, mainly by
               Irish immigrants
Erie Canal
 The Erie Canal helped turn NYC into a major port
  leading to an increase in the city’s population and
  the development of industries
Other Transportation
Developments
                  Steamboats: First used in
                   1807, allowed easier
                   transportation of goods
                   upriver


                  Railroads: between 1830
                   and 1861, the US built
                   30,000 miles of railroads
                   (What industries would this
                   benefit?)
The Monroe Doctrine

 Named after President
  James Monroe

 -Issued in 1823, the Doctrine
   marked the start of the
   U.S. policy of preventing
   European powers from
   further colonizing and
   interfering with western
   hemisphere countries
         Monroe Doctrine




        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kInJWF5
        --jE




 What was the purpose of the Monroe Doctrine?
     (click the box above to watch the video)

				
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