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Industrial Revolution in America: Exploring the Effects of the Heat Engine on the Growth of Cities

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Eighth graders examine the reasons for the growth of cities in North American. Using the internet, they research the causes and effects of the Industrial Revolution and determine if the growth of cities is a sign of progress. They analyze the idea of Manifest Destiny and the machines that changed society in a political and personal way.

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