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Introduction to the Industrial  Revolution McIntyre “Workers Celebration Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad” Railroad workers gather in Promontory, Utah, to celebrate the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad on May 10, 1869
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2 The Industrial Revolution What?   Major change in the economy caused by the shift to industry with labor- saving machines When?   Really got going in America after the Civil War (1860s +)
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3 The Industrial Revolution Why?  Eight reasons Really took off after  the Civil War Ex.  In 1840 US had  3,000 miles of track and  by 1860 30,000 Started many business practices  that made the Industrial Revolution  possible Industrial  Revolution  Wheel Railroads
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4 Why?  Eight reasons Federal government gives  western land free to railroads to  settlement Railroads took farmers out to their  land, carried their crops to market,  goods Industrial  Revolution  Wheel Railroads New Lands
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course CSE 390 taught by Professor Yi during the Spring '08 term at Alabama.

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