Unformatted text preview: greater supply of capital and labor more varied agriculture and the constant draining off of its population to the west. Iron (later steel) industry develops in Penn. o “Breadstuffs” (grains flour etc.) become important exports o Cities such as New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, and Chicago were located on routes of travel or favored by access to coal or iron. o ACEESS TO TRANSPORTATION – Means for moving finished product from factory to market key in the early success of industry. o Early factories than MUST be located near rivers, lakes, ports for ease of movement of finished product. o WHAT CHANGES THIS REQUIREMENT? – railroad • Industries o Other manufactures that arose Woolen industry Boots and Shoes Iron and Metals (foundries) Processing agricultural products...
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- Spring '07
- Industrial Revolution, Factory, Strict sex segregation, railroad Industries o Other, abundant water power