WEEK 8--Antebellum Invention T&O

WEEK 8--Antebellum Invention T&O - AMH 2010 Terms...

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AMH 2010 Terms and Outline WEEK 8::Steam, Iron, and the Gin: Antebellum Invention I. History has a pulse: Antebellum (Abm) America and the Invention Revolution II. The Transportation Revolution A. Roads Turnpikes, National Road (Vandalia, IL to Cumberland, VA) B. Steamboats Robt Fulton, Robt Livingston Keelboats, flatboats—Samuel Clemens C. Canal Era (1820-50) Erie Canal Locks D. Railroads *transportation lifeline* Schedules, standardization III. The Market Revolution A. What was “market revolution”? Transportation rev, commercialization, industrialization, urbanization Factory + Middle class + Family and Gender = Market Revolution B. Factory system Textiles—H2O power, Samuel Slater Lowell, MA IV. The Agricultural Revolution A. Midwestern Innovation Mechanization: Cyrus McCormick—the McCormick Reaper (1831)--scythes B. Southern Agriculture 1. Regional diversity Upper South, Deep South (“Black Belt”) 2. Productive diversity “King Cotton”?— not really Southern contribution to National agriculture in 1860
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