HIST 405 Market Revolution

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HIST 405 Market Revolution
Discuss America’s transportation revolution that took place during the first half…

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HIST 405 Market Revolution

HIST 405 Market Revolution

Discussions Week 3 All Students Posts 27 Pages 

Discuss America’s transportation revolution that took place during the first half of the 1800s, including the development of roads, canals, railroads, and steamboats. How did they contribute to the “market revolution?” Elaborate….

Define the “market revolution”. What does this mean? One thing I’d like to highlight is how the increase in speed of shipping had a huge impact on the rate of development and rapid change. Do you think our travel will continue to increase in speed? What are the weaknesses in the Market Revolution model? Who built the roads and canals and railroads? How was all of this constructed?

So when you compare the history you’ve learned in the textbooks to the old western films, how are they alike? What do you think is exaggerated or inaccurate in the old westerns?  What was the Chinese Exclusion Act? What was its impact on Chinese immigrants? How was their work similar to slave labor? How was it different?  How would you compare current immigration legislation to this act?…