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    • The Industrial Revolution
    • What was the Industrial Revolution?
    • 1…
    • 2…
    • 3…
    • Market- Based Economy
      • - Heavily reliant on exportation of goods
    • Agriculture in the South
      • The U.S was unable to produce enough cheap cotton, so textile production was less evident.
    • Eli Whitney
      • American
      • Inventor
      • In 1793 he invented
      • the...
    • Cotton Gin
    • Southern Planters
    • Interchangeable Parts
    • John Deere
    • John Deere
      • American
      • Blacksmith
      • In 1827…
    • Steel Plow
      • More efficient
      • Less repairs
      • Less work
    • Cyrus McCormick
      • American Inventor
      • Family
      • In 1834, he
      • invented…
      No Shave November
    • Mechanical Mower- Reaper
      • Wheat Farming
      • -More Efficient
      • -Large quantities
      • - Extra
      • - Helped Grow Cities
    • Transportation
    • Roads
      • Cumberland Road- 1852
      • First Major Highway
      • “ National Road”
    •  
    • Canals
      • Erie Canal
        • Spanned across New York
        • Helped transport goods
        • Eventually caused new cities to develop
    •  
    • Robert Fulton
    • Steamboats
      • Created in 1807
      • Replaced sailing ships
    •  
    • Chu Chu!
    • Railroads
      • Considered most important
      • Short and Cheap
    •  
    • How was Society Affected?
    • Immigration
    • Congestion
    • Southern Hierarchy
      • Wealthy Planter Elites
      • Slave-Owning Farmers
      • Poor Landless Whites
      • Slaves
    • North
    • Overview
      • Innovation
      • Transportation
      • Improvements
    • Thanks for Watching