AP U.S. History: Railroad Development

The development of the railroad mentioned in the excerpt led to

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the passage change the way traditional commerce and business was

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done in the US and led to what is known

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as the market revolution Well before the railroad became cool

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people engaged in commerce and business just locally like they

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sold produce and good to their neighbors in the local

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market And that's pretty much it It was a simpler

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pre overnight shipping an Amazon prime delivery by drone era

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The railroad however made it possible to transport crops Resource

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is and merchandise to distant places far far away like

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you know the western frontier where the population was experiencing

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a boom Well the business mindset of Americans change from

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the local to the national businessmen farmers artisans and manufacturers

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were able to inexpensively transport merchandise throughout the country Well

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as a result the US national market went through a

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period of massive growth during the first half of the

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nineteenth century So the answer here is AIDS market revolution

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Well the market revolution would have been possible without the

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developments of the transportation revolution and the communications revolution which

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were both influenced by the Industrial Revolution He s a

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whole lot of revolutions going on Well the transportation revolution

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was characterized by the construction of canals and railways all

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over the U S which made the transportation of goods

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possible two very distant locations Meanwhile the telegraph led the

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communications revolution accelerated communication between great distances The agrarian sector

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benefited from the advent of railroads because farmers now could

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transport and sell their crops and other locations rather than

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on ly in their little local markets Well despite thes

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benefits for farmers the United States shifted from an agrarian

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economy toe a manufacturing economy during the first half of

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the eighteenth century And in historical terms this shift marked

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the opposite of an agrarian revolution Self get rid of

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