Market Revolution Dbq

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The Market Revolution was a period of economic growth and expansion in the 19th century America. This era included the physical expansion, intellectual expansion and economic expansion of the nation. Physically, canals and, more significantly, railroads were built and expanded. Trunk lines were installed in order to provide consolidation and more efficient connection. Intellectual ideas prospered the market revolution. The invention of the telegraph by Morse, the discovery of new rubber working methods by Goodyear and other technological advances increased productivity and expanded the scope of possibilities. Economically, the Market Revolution saw the rise of the factory system, the Lowell system and a new important work force: foreign

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