Chapter 9 the Market Revolution Essay

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10/31/12 Chapter 9: The Market Rev olution, 1800-1840 | Giv e Me Liberty , 3e: W. W. Norton Study Space W.W. Norton & Company Give Me Liberty, 3e: A W. W. Norton StudySpace Chapter 9 The Market Revolution, 1800-1840 Chapter Study Outline I. A new economy A. Situation at outset of nineteenth century 1. Market revolution already underway 2. Widespread isolation from markets a. Reasons for b. Young Lincoln's illustration of B. Transportation and communication revolutions 1. Forms a. Toll roads; "turnpikes" b. Steamboats c. Canals i. Erie Canal ii. Competing canal projects d. Railroads e. Telegraph 2. Consequences a. Opening of interior to settlement, commerce b. Lower transportation costs c. Spread of instant, long-distance communication d. Linkage of western farmers to distant markets C. The rise of the West 1. Contributing impact of transportation and communications revolutions 2. Pace and magnitude 3. Streams of migration a. From Lower South b. From Upper South c. From New England 4. Regional patterns a. Old Northwest b. Old Southwest D. The Cotton Kingdom 1. Pace and magnitude 2. Contributing factors a. Industrial demand for cotton b. Invention of cotton gin c. Opening of Deep South to white settlement www.wwnorton.com/college/history /giv e-me-liberty 3/ch/09/outline.aspx 1/5 10/31/12 Chapter 9: The Market Rev olution, 1800-1840 | Giv e Me Liberty , 3e: W. W. Norton Study Space 3. Revitalization and spread of plantation slavery a. Growth of domestic slave trade b. Consequences for slaves c. Consequences for South's social and economic development II. Market Society A. Commercial farmers 1. Eastern markets 2. Transportation networks 3. Availability of credit 4. Improved farm machinery B. The growth of cities 1. Place on western frontier 2. Pace of growth C. From craft production to mass production 1. Decline of artisan tradition a. Larger

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