Industrial Revolution
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  • Question 1
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    Q. In the early 1800s, urbanization was mainly the result of the--
    answer choices
    Shortage of land for new farms
    federally funded national roads
    impact of industrialization
    migration of Native American Indians
  • Question 2
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    Q. Which title belongs in the center of this diagram?
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    Technological Innovations in Manufacturing
    Noteworthy European Scientific Inventions
    Effects of the Factory System
    Changes in Transportation
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which of these best completes the diagram?
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    The demand for slaves increases in the South.
    More textile factories factories are established in the South. 
    The number of European immigrants arriving at southern port cities increases.
    More tobacco and food crops are cultivated on southern plantations. 
  • Question 4
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    Q. How did the plantation system influence the economic development of the United States?
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    It prevented the development of industry in the Northeast.
    It turned the South into a major producer of the cotton used in northern mills.
    It restricted agricultural expansion in the western territories.
    It increased federal dependency on tariffs for revenue.
  • Question 5
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    Q. How did the War of 1812 affect the U.S. economy?
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    The use of federal paper currency increased.
    Agricultural imports increased.
    Imports of raw materials increased.
    Manufacturing increased.
  • Question 6
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    Q. How did the development of the factory system encourage urbanization?
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    Manufacturers produced goods to export overseas.
    Labor unions were formed to protect mill workers.
    Workers moved closer to manufacturing centers
    Industrialist invested in cotton plantations. 
  • Question 7
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    Q. Which pull factor accounted for much of Chinese immigration to the United States in the mid-1800's?
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    An opportunity for free land in the Midwest
    The prospect of religious freedom
    An economic boom in the West
    The possibility of a free education
  • Question 8
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    Q. In the 1840's, thousands of Irish immigrants came to the United States seeking to escape--
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    a civil war between protestants and Catholics
    a famine caused by the failure of a staple food crop
    a series of violent conflicts between the British and the Irish governments
    a series of smallpox epidemics
  • Question 9
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    Q. During the early 1800's many young women in New England were employed outside their homes as--
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    crew members on cargo ships
    cloth weavers in textile mills
    staff reporters for local newspapers
    legal counselors in state courts
  • Question 10
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    Q. The innovation shown in this photograph most affected the U.S. economy by--
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    decreasing the need for canals
    allowing more efficient movement of goods
    reducing the costs of settling in western territories
    transporting workers from southern states to northern states
  • Question 11
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    Q. What was a result of improved steam technology in the United States as of the mid 1830's?
    answer choices
    New states were added to the Union.
    The population of major cities decreased.
    Support for Manifest Destiny grew stronger.
    The cost to transport goods decreased
  • Question 12
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    Q. How did Samuel Morse's best-known innovation contribute to U.S. growth and development?
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    It enabled instantaneous long distance transmission of information.
    It allowed manufactured goods to be produced at lower costs.
    It boosted the speed of cross-country mail delivery. 
    It increased national unity by reducing sectional differences. 
  • Question 13
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    Q. What was one major effect of the Erie Canal on the United States in the early nineteenth century?
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    The rapid growth of cities in the Northeast
    A rise in cotton exports to the United Kingdown
    An increase in the cost of shipping goods to Europe
    A decrease in trade between settlers and American Indians
  • Question 14
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    Q. What was one major effect of the opening of the Erie Canal?
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    The cost of shipping goods on eastern roads increased.
    The number of ships passing through northern ports decreased.
    The cost of shipping goods from the Midwest decreased
    The volume of trade passing through southern ports increased
  • Question 15
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    Q. The growth of railroads during the nineteenth century affected U.S. businesses by-
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    discouraging Congress from instituting tariffs
    increasing the cost of raw materials
    decreasing the wages of unskilled workers
    opening new markets for goods
  • Question 16
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    Q. The introduction of interchangeable parts led directly to the--
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    formation of the patent system
    creation of labor unions
    use of mass-production techniques
    eight-hour workday
  • Question 17
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    Q. How did the factory system contribute to rapid industrialization of the United States?
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    By using slave labor to mass-produce goods
    By relying of skilled artisans to create custom goods
    By making production of goods more efficient
    By making the distribution of goods less costly
  • Question 18
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    Q. These developments occurred as a result of increased--
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    westward migration
    expansion of U.S. territory
    government regulation of business
  • Question 19
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    Q. Which statement best describes a result of industrialization in the United States during the mid-nineteenth century?
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    People moved to cities in search of economic opportunity.
    Farmers began to cultivate land west of the Appalachian mountains.
    Native peoples were forcibly relocated to western territories.
    Government officials began to promote the idea of manifest destiny. 
  • Question 20
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    Q. Which of these was an effect of the Industrial Revolution on U.S. women int he early nineteenth century?
    answer choices
    Women in unions gained bargaining power with employers.
    The government passed laws to improve safety for women in the workplace.
    Women seeking work migrated from rural communities to cities.
    State governments called conventions in support of women's suffrage. 
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