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Industrial Revolution Unit Review

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  • 1. Multiple Choice
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    How did the Industrial Revolution contribute to the regional differences shown in the charts?

    Manufacturing activities had come to dominate the South by 1840.

    The North grew cotton and other crops for factories in the West and South.

    The Northeast became the center of manufacturing while the South grew cash crops like cotton.

    Trading whiskey and processed foods became more important in the West than other trading activities in the North or South.

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    Which correctly describes the relationship of the data shown on these two graphs?

    An increase in the slave population led to a sharp decline in cotton production.

    Increasing cotton production led to an increased demand for slave labor.

    Cotton production and the growth of the slave population in the United States were unrelated.

    The invention of the cotton gin in 1793 led to a decline in the demand for slave labor to clean raw cotton by hand.

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    Which best accounts for the population trend shown in the table?

    Increased jobs in manufacturing and transportation led people to move to cities.

    The larger acreage under cultivation led people to move from urban to rural areas.

    The Civil War destroyed the economy of the South, leading to a shift of population.

    The federal government passed legislation encouraging people to settle the Great Plains.

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