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Unit 5 Take Home Test Sammons AP Use whatever you need to answer or complete the following items. Due _____________ 1.   The form of transportation that had the biggest impact on the 1830s was the A.  turnpike B.  steamboat C.  canal D.  railroad 2.   Financing the building of the canals fell largely upon the A.  federal government B.  private companies C.  state governments D. local governments 3.  The Erie Canal revolutionized domestic markets because it permitted the A.  shipment of wheat from Chicago to the Pacific Northwest B.  transfer of goods from New York to New Orleans along inland waterways C.  transport of gold from California to the east coast D.  movement of cotton from the Deep South to New England 4.  During the 1840s and 1850s, railroads experienced all of the following developments except A.  they improved the most in the Northwest B.  they found financial support from both private and government sources C.  they diverted traffic away from the rivers and canals D.  they consolidated some short lines into much longer lines 5.  The South felt increasingly subjugated by the North's economy because A.  all of the answers below B.  major metropolitan newspapers overshadowed Southern dailies C.  most telegraph lines were built in the North D.  numerous railroad lines routed traffic away from the Mississippi 6.  The rise of the factory began in the A.  shoe industry in the Southeast B.  textile industry in the Northeast C.  munitions industry in the Southeast D. food processing industry in the Northwest 7.  During the 1840s and 1850s, American industry A.  moved close to the cotton supplies of the Southeast B.  developed high-grade woolens superior to those of the English C.  manufactured machine tools better than those in European factories D.  relied on European inventors for most technological improvements 1
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8.  The early Lowell or Waltham system used in the textile mills A.  brought whole families from the farm to the mill, where families worked together B.  was marked by long working hours, poor dormitory conditions, and strikes C.  paid men and women equal wages and granted equal working conditions D. was marked by good working conditions superior to those in England 9.  The situation of women and immigrants in the factory system was similar in that they both A.  were able to organize labor unions successfully
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