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Am. History Ch. 9.1
Terms in this set (20)
Who improved on an earlier device and created the telegraph?
Samuel F. Morse
Who invented the steel plow?
Who invented the mechanical reaper?
Which invention sliced through heavy soil much more easily than existing tools?
Who developed vulcanization a process of treating rubber?
What's it called when a farmer raises only one or two crops for sale?
What invention carried messages tapped in code across copper wire?
What invention allowed an individual farmer to do the work of five hired hands?
What was the fasted means of transportation available to Americans of the mid 19th century?
What is the economic system know which private corporations and individuals control the means of production and has them to earn profits?
What word comes from the French word meaning to undertake?
Which machine was generally shipped to it's purchaser in parts and assembled where it would be used?
Which invention allowed goods to be transported upriver against the current?
What occurred in the early 19th cent and changed the way ppl acquired the goods they needed?
Industrialization in the early 19th century led to all of the following except
During the 1840s the advantage that canals had over railroads was that shipping by canal was
In the early years of canal and railroad travel what advantage did railroads offer
The inventor of a new rubber product that didn't freeze or melt was
The inventor of a mechanical reaper that did the work of five farmworkers was
What was most important impact of the canal building era
It's opened the Midwest to world markets
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