U.S. History The North Section 3+4

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  • 1. 
    The __________ revolution was a time of rapid growth in the speed and convenience of travel because of new methods of transportation.
    • A. 

      Industrial

    • B. 

      Transportation


  • 2. 
    What were 2 new methods of transportation?
    • A. 

      Trains

    • B. 

      Airplanes

    • C. 

      Submarines

    • D. 

      Steamboats


  • 3. 
    What is the name of the person who designed and perfected the steamboat?
    • A. 

      Isaac Singer

    • B. 

      John Deere

    • C. 

      Robert Fulton

    • D. 

      Aaron Ogden


  • 4. 
    The steamboat created a _________ in shipping time and a ________ in shipping costs
    • A. 

      Decrease, increase

    • B. 

      Decrease, decrease

    • C. 

      Increase, decrease

    • D. 

      Increase, increase


  • 5. 
    The name of the first full-sized commercial steamboat was called the ________?

  • 6. 
    The name of this case showed that the federal rulings had supreme power over the state rulings.
    • A. 

      Marbury vs. Madison

    • B. 

      Plessy vs. Ferguson

    • C. 

      Gibbons vs. Ogden

    • D. 

      Worcester vs. Georgia


  • 7. 
    The inventor of a small but powerful train.

  • 8. 
    What did many people think after his train lost against the horse?
    • A. 

      He failed and trains cant go on further

    • B. 

      They should stop using trains and make airplanes

    • C. 

      It showed the power of a small train


  • 9. 
    What were the effects of the railroad?(tick all that apply)
    • A. 

      The US was connected with each other

    • B. 

      A national economy emerged

    • C. 

      Many trains were lost because of indian attacks so they stopped journeys through the mid-west

    • D. 

      It decreased the shipping time and cost of goods

    • E. 

      It made a powerful impression on the senses of passengers


  • 10. 
    Did people approve of the risks involved with going to fast on the trains as the drivers of the trains did take them often and why?
    • A. 

      No they didnt so their saftey wouldnt be harmed

    • B. 

      Yes they did because the wanted to stay on timings and they passengers didnt mind


  • 11. 
    What was not one of the changes the transportation revolution brought? 
    • A. 

      Made people wealthier

    • B. 

      Goods were shipped faster and at a lower cost

    • C. 

      It brought a stop to the use of many non-renewable resouces

    • D. 

      It created a national economy

    • E. 

      It helped towns grow


  • 12. 
    A new fuel in the use of the new faster, better trains was called ______?

  • 13. 
    What was one reason why coal was used? (tick 2)
    • A. 

      It was much more efficient

    • B. 

      Wood was running out

    • C. 

      Wood was becoming old fashion

    • D. 

      Coal had better properties amongst other resources at that time


  • 14. 
    What was not one of the effects of the railroad?
    • A. 

      It helped towns expand

    • B. 

      It helped the steel and lumber industries prosper

    • C. 

      It was more efficient

    • D. 

      It slowed down the travel of people west because people were more focused in the east where there were trains


  • 15. 
    The _______ was a device which could send out information over a long distance.

  • 16. 
    _________ invented the Morse code.

  • 17. 
    The inventor of the telegraph was _______?

  • 18. 
    The Morse code used a combination of dots and _____ (plural) ?

  • 19. 
    Why was the telegraph doubted and how did it succeed if it did?
    • A. 

      People thought that it always broke

    • B. 

      People thought that the reciever was making up messages on the other end

    • C. 

      People thought that the Morse code had secret codes which was much less complex than before


  • 20. 
    Telegraph lines were strung to poles along ______ (plural) which also went west on land.

  • 21. 
    What was a negative effect of the new steam-powered mills?
    • A. 

      It made creating mills everywhere possible, without river sources

    • B. 

      It created the need for water sources to be close to mills for use

    • C. 

      It was close to cities for cheap wages

    • D. 

      It brought a lot of new workers


  • 22. 
    _______ ________ (plural) allowed people to produce new machinery much faster because of identical parts

  • 23. 
    John Deere invented the ______ _______ to make it much easier to farm.

  • 24. 
    Cyrus McCormick developed a new harvesting machine called the ______ ______ .

  • 25. 
    Cyrus McCormick let customers buy on _____ which allowed them to make payments over a a long time.

  • 26. 
    Isaac Singer perfected the ______ ________.

  • 27. 
    What was not one new invention during this time period?
    • A. 

      Icebox

    • B. 

      Safety pin

    • C. 

      Pick-axe

    • D. 

      Mechanical reaper


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