•  CHAPTER TWELVE: INDUSTRY AND THE NORTH, 1790s-1840s

     

    PREINDUSTRIAL WAYS OF WORKING

    Rural Life

                Characteristics-



                Men v. Women

     


    “Family” Labor System-


     

    Urban Artisans and Workers-


     

    The Social Order

                Husband/ Wife

     

                Class structure


    THE TRANSPORTATION REVOLUTION

    Roads

                National road-

     


    Canals / Steamboat

                Erie Canal-


     

                Robert Fulton


    Railroads-

     

    Impact of Transportation Revolution

     

    MARKET REVOLUTION-

     

    The Accumulation of Capital-


     

    The Putting-Out System-


     

    The Spread of Commercial Markets

    British Technology and American Industrialization-


     

    Slater’s Mill-

     


    The Lowell Mills-

     


    Family Mills-


     

    “The American System of Manufactures”-

     

    Other Factories-

     


    FROM ARTISAN TO WORKER

    Personal Relationships-

     

    Mechanization and Women’s Work-

     

    Time, Work, and Leisure-

     

    The Cash Economy-

     

    Free Labor-

     

    Early Strikes-

     

    A NEW SOCIAL ORDER

     

    Wealth and Class-

     

    Religion and Personal Life-

     

    The New Middle-Class Family-

     

    Family Limitation-

     

    Middle-Class Children-

     

    Sentimentalism-

     

    Transcendentalism and Self-Reliance-

     
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