The video teaches students how the market revolution transformed the economy and people's lives in the 1800s. It covers how transportation improvements like thesteamboat,canals, andrailroadsimproved trade and travel, how thecotton gin, thesteel plow,andMcCormick Reaperimproved farming, and how Samuel Slater startedtextile millsthat spread through the North as Eli Whitney'sinterchangeable partscreated a manufacturing revolution.
✅ The lessons cover state-standards while making sure the content is still interesting.
ANTEBELLUM MARKET REVOLUTION ACTIVITY
After the video, notes, and quiz, students create a map of the market revolutionto build geography skills. After creating a quick map of the major regional developments at this time, they answer some critical thinking questions.
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