Ch 11: Chapter 11: North and South Take Different Paths (1800-1845)

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The North and South Take Different Paths chapter of this Prentice Hall America Textbook Companion course helps students learn the essential history lessons of life in the North and South. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the North and South Take Different Paths textbook chapter.

How it works:

  • Identify the lessons in Prentice Hall America's North and South Take Different Paths chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the North and South topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Industrialization in the U.S.
  • Transportation Revolution
  • Impact of the North's commercial revolution
  • Southern society and economy
  • 19th-century economic growth in the U.S.
  • Consequences of urbanization in the North

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6 Lessons in Chapter 11: Chapter 11: North and South Take Different Paths (1800-1845)
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American Industrialization: Factory System and Market Revolution

1. American Industrialization: Factory System and Market Revolution

New agricultural technology revolutionized the North, South and West. In this lesson, learn how that technology ushered in the Market Revolution in America.

The Transportation Revolution: Turnpikes to Steamboats to Railroads

2. The Transportation Revolution: Turnpikes to Steamboats to Railroads

In the half-century before the Civil War, America experienced a transportation revolution that improved the way people and goods crossed the nation, opened up new areas for settlement and altered the centers of economic power.

Economic Developments in the North: A Commercial Revolution

3. Economic Developments in the North: A Commercial Revolution

In the Antebellum Era, the Northern part of the United States was revolutionized by a series of innovations, triggering a shift from an agricultural to a commercial economy. These economic changes sharpened the differences between North and South.

Life in the South: Ordered Society and Economy of the Southern States

4. Life in the South: Ordered Society and Economy of the Southern States

While the North was urbanizing and industrializing, the South became more committed to its rural, leisurely lifestyle and its agricultural economy built on slave labor. Limited industry did exist, but cotton was king!

Economic Expansion in the 1800s: Slavery, Immigration & Corporations

5. Economic Expansion in the 1800s: Slavery, Immigration & Corporations

Find out how and why America's population grew tremendously in the first part of the 1800s. Then, learn how America became a market economy and added new transportation routes.

Problems of Urbanization and Daily Life in the North

6. Problems of Urbanization and Daily Life in the North

In the antebellum years, American cities grew. Find out why and what it was like to live in New York, Philadelphia and other Northern cities in the middle of the 19th century.

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