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Rapidly grew, in part, due to improved public health

Between 1820 and 1840, the population of the U.S.

twenty-six percent

In 1860, the oercent of the population in free states living in towns (2500+ people) was


Which city did NOT owe its growth to the Great Lakes

young single women

Before 1860, the largest single group of arriving Irish immigrants was

fears of political radicalism

Prior to 1860, hostility among natice-born Americans toward immigrants was spurred, in part, by

American party

After 1852, the "know-nothings" created a new political organization called the

a tremendous financial success

The Erie Canal was

Private investors provided nearly all the capital for rail development

Which of the following statements regarding American railroads in the 1850s is FALSE

state legislatures

Before the 1830s, American corporations could ne charterd only by

were concentrated in the Northeast

By 1860, factories in the U.S.


By 1860, the energy for industrialization in the U.S. increasingly came from

none of these answers are correct

In 1820s and 1830s the labor force for factory work in the U.S.

workers were fairly well paid and lived in supervised dormitories

The the Lowell factory system began


In the 1840s the dominant immigrant group in New Engalnd textile mills was the

the skilled artisan and the yeoman farmer

the republican tradition in the U.S. included the tradition of

was weakened by the panic of 1837

the early union movment among skilled artisans

the question of weather to include womens members

all of the following factors inhibited the growth of labor unions EXCEPT

included a substantial number of destitue poor

Prior to 1860 american urban society

was limited by high degree of mobility within the working class

Prior to 1860 class conflict in the U.S.

owning land

The groth of commerce an dindustry allowed more americans the chance to become prosperous

cast-iron stove

prior to 1860 the most significant invention fo rth emiddle-class american homes was the

all these answers are correct

compared to 1800, in 1860 urban American families

Unpaided vacations were becoming common among the middle class

All of the following statements regarding the American leisure activites prior to 1860 are true EXCEPT

the owner of a family farm

In the 1860 the typical white male American of the Old Northwest (todays midwest) was


the main staple crop of the Old Northwest ( todays midwest) was


In the 1830s Cyrus McCormick improved grain farming when he patented his

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