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Eli Whitney invented this machine. cotton gin
Cyrus McCormick invented this helpful farming tool. horse drawn reaper
John Deere helped farmers of the Great Plains with his invention. steel plow
This concept made the building and repair of tools and machines easier. interchangeable parts
Robert Fulton created this invention to improve water transportation. steam boat
Peter Cooper wanted to improve rail transportation with this idea. steam locomotive
DeWitt Clinton's idea was to improve trade in NYS. Erie Canal
Samuel Slater memorized the plans for this machine. yarn-spinning
Francis Cabot Lowell helped build our country's first machine of this kind. power loom
This land route was the first one to connect the East with what was the West in 1828. National Road

The Industrial Revolution Word Search

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The Industrial Revolution and Westward Expansion Crossword

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Memorized the plans of the British spinning machine and brought it to America Samuel Slater
Inventor of the cotton gin Eli Whitney
Built the first American power loom and began textile factories Francis Lowell
This invention helped American industry but also caused an increase in slavery Cotton gin
This inventor made a new plow using an old steel saw John Deere
________________ parts made repairs to machinery much easier Interchangeable
In 1811, this linked the East with the West National Road
Travel over land or water became easier with the _______ engine Steam
The first steam boat was invented by ______ Robert Fulton
Clinton's Ditch was a nickname for this Erie Canal
The Erie Canal brought great growth to this city New York City
The steam locomotive was nicknamed _________ Iron Horse
In 1834 this man made himself president of Mexico Santa Anna
A main reason American settlers wanted to separate from Mexico was the issue of Slavery
The Texas army took over this fort, but was then badly defeated by theMexican Army Alamo
A successful Texas general and first president of the Republic of Texas Sam Houston
Texas became a U.S. state under this president James Polk
The U.S. claimed that the Mexican-American border should be here Rio Grande
This war lasted from 1846-1848 Mexican War
The treaty of ___________ ended the war Guadalupe Hidalgo
Many people traveled this route to the west Oregon Trail
One religious group that moved West to avoid persecution Mormons
Many people moved to Oregon Territory for this Land
The 1948/49 movement west is often called this California Gold Rush
Person to discover gold in California James Marshall
Prices of goods and services are determined by supply and Demand
Women's skills such as ____________ were in high demand Cooking
Mrs. Vander Ploeg's favorite student You

Industrial Revolution Crossword

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A Scottish inventor who invented the steam engine James Watt
An American inventor who created the cotton gin Eli Whitney
One of the primary inventors of the telephone Alexander Graham Bell
Created the electric light bulb and phonograph Thomas Edison
Invented and built the worlds first successful airplane Wright Brothers
An engine that uses the expansion or rapid condensation of steam to generate power Steam Engine
A machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds Cotton Gin
A glass bulb Light Bulb
A powered flying vehicle with fixed wings and a weight greater than that of the air it displaces Airplane
He invented the telegraph Samuel Morse
He invented the Kodak camera George Eastman
He invented the steamboat Robert Fulton
He invented the diesel engine Rudolph Diesel
He developed and manufactured the first automobile Henry Ford
Best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current Nikola Tesla
Patented the first practical sewing machine Elias Howe
created the Atlantic Telegraph Company and laid the first telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean in 1858 Cyrus Field
He invented a new process for building roads John MacAdam
He was instrumental in bringing the Industrial Revolution to the U.S Francis Lowell
He was a co-developer of the Morse code Samuel Morse
Invented coke smelting Abraham Darby
A British inventor who developed a successful wet spinning process for flax in 1824 James Kay
He funded the design and construction of some of the first factory houses for spinning machines during the American industrial revolution Moses Brown
He built the first public inter-city railway line in the world to use steam locomotives George Stephenson

Ch. 12 & 13 Review Crossword

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Perfected the telegraph Samuel F.B. Morse
First used interchangeable parts Eli Whitney
Area in U.S. where most textile mills were located Northeast
Samuel Slater's strategy of hiring families to do divided factory work Rhode Island System
New England business man whose mills did multiple steps in the same mill Francis Cabot Lowell
groups that tried to improve pay and working conditions for their members Trade Unions
supreme court case regarding interstate commerce and reinforcing federal government power over the states Gibbons v. Ogden
period of rapid growth in the speed and convenience of travel Transportation Revolution
Improved and marketed the sewing machine Isaac Singer
Developed the mechanical reaper Cyrus McCormick
Developed Morse code Alfred Lewis Vail
area of high cotton production in the United States Cotton belt
Before the Civil War Antebellum
period of rapid growth in the use of machines in manufacturing Industrial Revolution
productions of large numbers of identical goods Mass production
pieces of products that are exactly the same interchangeable parts
Invented the water frame Richard Arkwright
British mechanic who built the new textile machines in the U.S. Samuel slater
tools used to do work or produce items technology
cloth items textiles
Industrial Revolution first began in this country Great Britain
built along streams to use the water power mills
event that led American manufacturing to be less dependent on foreign goods. War of 1812
hiring young, unmarried women from farms to work in textile mill lowell system
protests of work refusals staged by union members to meet their demands strikes
founder of the Lowell Female Labor Reform Association Sarah G. Bagley
replaced wood as the main source of power for locomotives coal
he built a small locomotive called the Tom Thumb Peter Cooper
industry with some of the most powerful businesses in the U.S. railroad
he invented the steamboat Robert Fulton
this was used to make railroad tracks steel
name of the first U.S. steamboat built by Robert Fulton Clermont

Chapter 10 word search

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DANIEL WEBSTER
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AMERICAN SYSTEM
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SECTIONALISM
ROBERT FULTON
CORPORATIONS
FRANCIS CABOT LOWELL
SAMUEL SLATER
ELI WHITNEY
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COTTON GIN
TECHNOLOGY
FREE ENTERPRISE
CAPITALISM
CAPITAL
INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

Chapter 8 American History Crossword

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Description

Robert Fulton sends the first steamship up the Hudson River The Clermont
connected the Hudson River to the western frontier Erie Canal
New sailing ships which were built for speed Clipper Ships
built slowly, with only a few thousand miles of track in the 1840 Railroads
Samuel Morse Telegraph
John Deere Steel Plow
Cyrus McCormick Mechanical Reaper
Eli Whitney Cotton Gin
First truly mechanized factory in 1813 Lowell Factories
With industrialization, _______ traditional role in household industrial disappeared womens

industrial revolution Word Search

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Ch. 12 &13 Test Review Crossword

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Description

period of rapid growth in the use of machines in manufacturing Industrial Revolution
productions of large numbers of identical goods mass production
pieces of products that are exactly the same interchangeable parts
invented the water frame Richard Arkwright
British mechanic who built the new textile machines in the U.S. Samuel Slater
tools used to do work or produce items Technology
first used interchangeable parts Eli Whitney
cloth items Textiles
area in the U.S. where most textile mills where located Northeast
where did the Industrial Revolution first began in this country Great Britain
built along streams to use water for power Mills
event that led American manufacturing to be less dependent on foreign goods War of 1812
hiring young, unmarried woman from far,s to work in textile mills Lowell System
protests of work refusals staged by union members to meet their demands Strikes
Samuel Slater's strategy of hiring families to divided factory work Rhode Island System
founder of the Lowell Female Labor Reform Association Sarah G. Bagley
New England business man whose mills did multiple steps Francis Cabot Lowell
groups that tried to improve pay and working conditions for their members trade unions
supreme court case regarding interstate commerce and reinforcing federal GIbbons v. Ogden
power over the states government
period of rapid growth in speed and convenience or travel Transportation Revolution
replaced wood as the main source of power for loco motives coal
he built a small locomotive called the tom thumb Peter Cooper
industry with some of the most powerful businesses in the U.S. Railraod
used to make railroads Steel
he invented the steamboat Robert Fulton
name of the first U.S. steamboat built by Robert Fulton Clermont
perfected the first telegraph Samuel F.B. MOrse
designed the steel plow John Deere
improved and marketed the sewing machine Issac Singer
developed the mechanical reaper Cyrus McCormick
developed the Morse code Alfred Lewis Vail

Inventors and Inventions of the Industrial Revolution Crossword

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Description

Henry Ford used a ________ _____ to make automobile frames. Conveyer belt
He developed a new way to send sound without a wire. Guglielmo Marconi
People could now use the _______ to transmit their voices over long distances to communicate with others. Alexander Graham Bell made this possible. Telephone
This brought light to streets, factories, and cities using electricity to light up a wire. It would only last about a day and it was created by Thomas Edison. Light Bulb
He created machines that had interchangeable parts, which lowered the cost of repairs and replacements. His machines with interchangeable parts helped unskilled workers to produce large amounts of product efficiently. Eli Whitney
The ________ ______ also known as the water frame was the first textile machine to be powered by water. It made stronger and larger amounts of thread and was created by Richard Arkwright. Spinning Frame
He improved and made the steam engine more efficient and cheaper to run. James Watt
_______ Jenny was created by James Hargreaves that spinned eight threads at once. Spinning
The manufacturing process for steel was first created by ______ ________ and this process became known as the Bessemer Process Henry Bessemer
_____ Field laid the first permanent telegraph line across the Atlantic Ocean for communications. Cyrus
Samuel F.B Morse created an electric ________ that transmitted signals or messages sometimes using code. telegraph
His research of his invention, the electric motor, led him to discover that he used electricity to create power. Michael Faraday
John Kay invented the ______ _____ to allow a weaver to weave wider fabrics easily. flying shuttle
______ ______ was created by Rudolf Diesel; It used compressed hot air to ignite the fuel. Diesel engine
He invented the power loom to weave threads into cloth and reduce the need for humans to weave. Edmund Cartwright
He created the first Successful commercial steamboat Robert Fulton

History Word Search

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Clermont
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Cyrus McCormick
Eli Whitney
Elias Howe
Francis Cabot Lowell
Gibbons v. Ogden
Great Britain
Industrial Revolution
interchangeable parts
Isaac Singer
John Deere
Lowell System
mass production
mills
Nat Turner
Northeast
Peter Cooper
railroad
Rhode Island System
Richard Arkwright
Robert Fulton
Samuel F.B. Morse
Samuel Slater
Sarah G. Bagley
spirituals
steel
strikes
technology
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War of 1812