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;
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
Advances in transportation linked resources, products, and markets.
Manufacturing areas were clustered near centers of population.
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