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Unformatted text preview: B. 1830 Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (13 miles of track) C. 31,000 miles of track by 1860 D. Impacts 1. Crossed borders = a symbol of power & progress 2. Linked the country together 3. Move to a national economy V. Effects of the Transportation Revolution A. Led to a unified national market (national economy) B. Distant markets now accessible C. Focus moved to Americas heartland D. Influence national pride & identity E. Linked American communities F. Led to Market Revolution & Industrialization G. Cash crops/goods replace subsistence manufacturing & production VI. South Left Out? A. Most changes take place in the North 1. EW; rather than NS B. Southern society slow to adopt reforms, educ., new technology...
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