American Industrial Revolution
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Why were railroads so important during this time?
    answer choices
    they moved goods more quickly and less expensively over greater distances
    they were fun to ride on to go visit family in other states
    people could ride on railroads to get to their jobs in another city
  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q. Which group settled in California and helped build the western half of the Transcontinental Railroad?
    answer choices
    Irish
    Chinese
    German
    Scandinavian
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which one of the inventions from your chart changed the way cotton was processed?

    answer choices

    Cotton Gin

    Spinning Jenny

    Bessemer Steel Process

    Light Bulb

  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the movement from rural to urban areas called?
    answer choices
    Moving
    colonization
    inflation
    urbanization
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. Why did people move to the cities during the Industrial revolution?
    answer choices
    Jobs in factories
    Jobs on the farm
    Family
    Friends
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. One of the most significant economic effects of the War of 1812 was--
    answer choices
    the decline of slavery in the North
    the development of American manufacturing
    the addition of two new amendments
    the reliance on cottage industry
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. What was one major effect of the opening of the Erie Canal?
    answer choices
    the volume of trade in Southern ports increased
    the cost of shipping goods from the Midwest decreased
    the number of ships through northern ports decreased
    the cost of shipping goods in Eastern roads increased
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. An economic system with minimal government interference is called
    answer choices
    Sedition
    command economy
    embargo
    free enterprise
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. The change from individual production of goods to machine production is called
    answer choices
    urbanization
    industrialization
    agrarian societs
    nullification
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Before the United States adopted the factory system, most manufactured goods were imported from England and other European countries.

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The South focus was on Plantation style farms that grew?

    answer choices

    Cash Crops

    Food to feed the North

    Rubber

    Corn

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The West supplied the North with food from its farms and raw material from its?

    answer choices

    Railroads

    Oceans

    Mines

    Slave labor

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The North quickly separated itself from the other regions and quickly Industrialize, why didn't the North turn to large scale farming or mining like the South and West?

    answer choices

    Poor population growth, rich soil, and humid weather

    Cheap land and large numbers of slaves

    Poor soil, heavy immigration, and money

    Heavy immigration and abundance of land

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Industrial Revolution lead to urbanization, immigration, and what?

    answer choices

    a decease of food production

    Rapid technological innovation

    a return to rural life

    Industrialization of the south

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Factories and the factory system in the North lead to....

    answer choices

    an increase of puppies

    an increase in farming

    an increase in slaves

    an increase in production levels

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is given credit with giving a second life to the institution of slavery in the United States ?

    answer choices

    poor southern farmers

    heavy immgration

    Invention of the cotton gin

    Introduction of crop rotation and fertilizers

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which factor promoted more immigration to the north than south during the 1800's

    answer choices

    Citizenship was easier in south

    the North had more industrialization

    Governments in north were less corrupt.

    a lack of natural harbors in the North

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How are Canals and Rivers similar?

    answer choices

    Both made travel slower

    Both served as inland water routes for moving goods.

    both made shipping goods more expensive

    Both were unusable in the winter months

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