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Industrial Revolution

      Where and when did the Industrial Revolution begin?
           o Why did the industrial revolution begin here?
           o Trace the development of the industrial revolution from its early days as
               wind and water mills through factories of mass production in the United
               Kingdom
           o How specifically did the landscape change?
           o How specifically did people’s lives change?
      When did the industrial revolution begin in America?
           o Trace the development of the industrial revolution from its early days
               through factories of mass production in the United States.
           o How specifically did the landscape change?
           o How specifically did people’s lives change?
      What kinds of power were utilized during the industrial revolution?
           o What were the benefits and drawbacks of each?
           o Are we paying a price today for these new sources of power?
      How did the industrial revolution impact the working class?
           o What was life like?
           o How did living conditions change?
                    How did they improve during?
           o What were some positives for the working class?
           o What were some negatives?
           o Why did factory owners want to keep the working class poor early on?
                    Why did this viewpoint change?
           o Who fought for the working class?
                    What did they accomplish?
                    What was the ticket out of the working class?
           o What was life like for children?
                    How did this change during the industrial revolution?
      What were some major inventions during the industrial revolution?
           o With regards to means of production
           o With regards to every day life
      How did the industrial revolution change life in different regions of the United
       States?
           o Northern economy
           o Southern Economy
           o How did British goods affect people in the United States?
                    What was the protective tariff? Why was it put into place?
                           How was it viewed in the north? Why?
                           How was it viewed in the south? Why?
           o Who were the main leaders in each region of the country (north, south,
               and west)?
                   How did their views reflect those of their constituents?
                   Why did they feel this way?
       What was the Monroe Doctrine and why was it put into place?
          o Explain some of the main events that led to its establishment



Key Words
What is the meaning of each key term and how did it play a part in history during this era?

Industrial Revolution           Spinning Jenny                   Capitalist
Factory System                  Urbanization                     Capital
Interchangeable Parts           National Road                    Erie Canal
Protective Tariff               Sectionalism                     American System
McCulloch v. Maryland           Monroe Doctrine                  Intervention

				
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