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History Exam Prep- Ch. 13 Test

Prep for History Exam
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Interchangeable
A system ________parts made mass production possible.
Cities
Early rail _____ were not standardized making railroad travel difficult between states and privately ownded railroad companies.
Population
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.
Nativists
The ____________ were known as the "Know-Nothings"
Gauges
The growth of old and the development of new _____ were results of the Industrial Revolution.
railroads
Nearly all of the early_________ connected cities in the east with areas farther west.
factories
Working conditions were generally poor in most early___________.
Revolution
The Industrial ______________ was a series of changes that altered the ways goods were made and sold
Rocket
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
Nativists
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.
Coal
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.
Vulcanization
__________Process of making rubber practical to use.
Famine
_________ General lack of food in an area
Patent
_________ License to make, sell, or use inventions
Tenement
________ A kind of apartment house
Reservoir
_______ Place where water is collected and stored for use
True
True/False: Working conditions were generally poor in most early factories.
False
True/False: Nativists feared competition for jobs from women and children who worked for low wages.
False
True/False: A license to make, use, or sell new inventions in called a tenement.
True
True/False: The Industrial Revolution was a series of great changes that took place in the making and selling of goods.
False
True/False: A famine in Germany caused many immigrants to come to the United States.
True
True/False: Industrial growth and improved transportation caused cities to grow in size and population.
Telephones
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?
Know-Nothing
Which political party was formed in opposition to the immigrants?