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The Rise of Capitalism
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The Transportation Revolution Key Events Maps Transcript Webography

Link to Feature  = to The Transportation Revolution   Link to Transcript  = to the Transcript

1776

Link to TranscriptPublication of The Wealth of Nations

1793

Link to TranscriptSlater Mill built

1820s

Link to TranscriptLowell Mills built

Link to Transportation Revolution

1825

Link to TranscriptErie Canal opened

1830

First railroad in U.S. (Baltimore and Ohio)

 

Link to TranscriptPlans for city of Chicago laid out

1831

Link to TranscriptMcCormick invents the reaper

1834

Link to TranscriptWomen workers strike at Lowell textile mills

1848

Link to TranscriptIllinois and Michigan Canal opens

An interactive, expanded timeline for the period before 1876 can be found in Program 13.



  

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