Social Studies - 2018-19

USII.2b - Industrial Development after 1865

The student will use maps, globes, photographs, pictures, or tables for

b) explaining relationships among natural resources, transportation, and industrial development after 1865;


Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

Advances in transportation linked resources, products, and markets.

Manufacturing areas were clustered near centers of population.


ESSENTIALS

Transportation resources

 Moving natural resources to eastern factories (e.g., iron ore to steel mills)

 Transporting finished products to national markets

 Locating factories near rivers and railroads to move resources and finished goods to markets

Examples of manufacturing areas

 Textile industry: New England

 Automobile industry: Detroit

 Steel industry: Pittsburgh

 Meatpacking industry: Chicago


KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 16, 2018