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Prep for History Exam


A system ________parts made mass production possible.


Early rail _____ were not standardized making railroad travel difficult between states and privately ownded railroad companies.


Industrial growth and improvement transportation caused cities to grow in size and ___________

Iron, timber, coal

_________,__________, and __________, industries grew in response to the growth of railroads.


The ____________ were known as the "Know-Nothings"


The growth of old and the development of new _____ were results of the Industrial Revolution.


Nearly all of the early_________ connected cities in the east with areas farther west.


Working conditions were generally poor in most early___________.


The Industrial ______________ was a series of changes that altered the ways goods were made and sold


The __________ se the pattern for future locomotive development and started the railway era.

Samuel F. B. Morse

___________ Invented the electric telegraph

Samuel Slater

___________Started the first American textile mill.

Eli Whitney

___________Invented the cotton gin

Robert Fulton

__________ Adapted the steam engine for use on a boat

Cyrus McCormick

__________ Invented the mechanical reaper


Those opposed to people who weren't native-born Americans were known as_____________.

Charles Goodyear

_____________________discovered a way to make rubber practical for industrial use.

Mechanical Reaper

Cyrus McCormick invented the _____________for harvesting grain.


In 1830, it was discovered that__________ could be used instead of charcoal to make iron.

Erie Canal

The________________ linked Buffalo, New York, with the Hudson River and New York City.


__________Process of making rubber practical to use.


_________ General lack of food in an area


_________ License to make, sell, or use inventions


________ A kind of apartment house


_______ Place where water is collected and stored for use


True/False: Working conditions were generally poor in most early factories.


True/False: Nativists feared competition for jobs from women and children who worked for low wages.


True/False: A license to make, use, or sell new inventions in called a tenement.


True/False: The Industrial Revolution was a series of great changes that took place in the making and selling of goods.


True/False: A famine in Germany caused many immigrants to come to the United States.


True/False: Industrial growth and improved transportation caused cities to grow in size and population.


What was not a benefit of city life in teh mid-1800's?

Wagon Trains

What was not part of the improved system of transportation during the Industrial Revolution?


Which political party was formed in opposition to the immigrants?

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