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Teaching Growth of the industrial Northeast

Growth of the industrial Northeast

The changing American economy reshaped life in the northeast United States in the decades before the Civil War. Americans in the Northeast increasingly produced goods to sell—not just for themselves or their family to use. Improved transportation made trade easier, as it allowed producers in the Northeast to send their goods to the rest of the country. Labor-saving technology helped workers increase production.

American Yawp
Stanford University Press

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What came to characterize the life and economy of the Northeast in the early 1800s?
STANDARDS:
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.7 - Visual Information

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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