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10 Which of the following was not an economic change in the nation as a result of the War of 1812
F increased desire in Europe for American manufactured goods
G increased industrial production
H introduction of the American System
J increased reliance on American manufactured goods
16 The great busy west has inducements,
And so has the business mart,
But wealth is not made in a day, boys,
Don't be in a hurry to start.
The bankers and brokers are wealthy,
They take in their thousand or so,
And think of the frauds and deceptions,
Don't be in a hurry to go.
from Don't Leave the Farm Boys
by Miss Clara F. Berry, 1871
The introduction of technology to farms increased production but sent prices falling.
Which of the following describes the effect on American farms in
the late 1800s?
F Farms became more successful and young people came to work there.
G Hard times on farms led many young people to move to the city.
H Farmers demanded that the government supply them with new equipment.
J People converted their farmland to factories or housing developments.
26 You are considering the location of a furniture manufacturing facility
in the 1800s. You have found an area close to a source of lumber. Many new families are moving to the rapidly growing area. Additionally, you have found out that the railroad system is planning an extension that will go through this area.
Which economic factor is still needed for a successful business?
F natural resources
H labor force
J investment capital
And that claim is by the right of our manifest destiny to overspread and
to possess the whole of the continent which Providence has given us for the
development of the great experiment of liberty and federated self-government entrusted to us.
29 Based on the quote above what purpose does O'Sullivan give for the expansion of the United States to Oregon?
A to maintain slavery
B to increase capitalism
C to spread democracy
D to increase immigration
14 Which territory was added to the United States as a result of the US Mexican War?
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17 "Molasses to Rum to Slaves" is the theme of a song from the play
1776. The theme most likely refers to the
A plantation system in the United States after the Civil War
B platform of the Prohibition Party
C campaign slogan of Andrew Jackson's bid for the Presidency
D triangular trade route in the New World during the colonial era
18 Early factories were built along rivers because:
F factory workers could have a supply of drinking water
G the river water was used to power the factories
H the rivers were used to transport the goods to buyers after they were
J land along the rivers was cheaper for factory owners to purchase
23 What is an example of a capital resource the owner of a textile mill needed in pre-Civil War New England?
A a loom
B a river
C a slave
D a forest
27 invention of the cotton gin
rich soil and a long growing season
innovation of the interchangeable parts
use of the Triangle Trade
The list above contribute to:
A the establishment of the plantation system
B rise in the Industrial Revolution
C Westward Expansion
D growth of labor unions