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connected lakes and rivers

canals

2

proved travel by steamboat could be reliable and efficient (invention)

Clermont

3

linked the eastern and western regions of the country

Cumberland Road

4

most responsible for the building of the Erie Canal

De Witt Clinton

5

manufacturing existing side by side with agriculture; favored so America wouldn't be dependent on European manufactured goods

diversified economy

6

developed the idea of using interchangeable parts

Eli Whtiney

7

permitted travel by water from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes

Erie Canal

8

mills in England

Factories

9

developed a system of employing young, unmarried women

Francis Cabot Lowell

10

rapid change in the way goods are produced

Industrial Revolution

11

made mass production possible

Interchangeable parts

12

built the spinning jenny

James Hargreaves

13

built a practical steam engine

James Watt

14

ability to turn out goods quickly in large quantities

Mass production

15

skilled workers who operated machines

mechanics

16

believes that too much immigration would destroy American institutions

Nativists

17

idea that America was built on a foundation of agriculture

Nature's Nation

18

built the steam-driven locomotive

Peter Cooper

19

gave American manufacturers an edge in the market

protective tariffs

20

made many homes a workshop; workers made items in their homes

Putting out system

21

most significant development of Transportation Revolution; greatest boost to the economy

railroads

22

rapid widespread change

revolution

23

entire families were recruited to work in factories

Rhode Island System

24

built the water-frame

Richard Arkwright

25

proved a steam vessel could earn a profit (person)

Robert Fulton

26

opened the first cotton spinning factory in America

Samuel Slater

27

first non-foot form of travel in New York City

Stagecoach

28

crowded city housing

Tenements

29

building of many new roads, canals, and railroads

Transportation Revolution

30

Western cities

Urban Frontier