Problem Solving Assessments for Chapter 17:
North After the Civil War


In this chapter, a number of questions are presented after brief sections of text. Following is a pdf for the questions as well as the answers. Click on either one to have it printed.

Ch. 17 Questions     Ch. 17 Answers    

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  1. Most people think inventions are good and always make life better. Find some examples in the chapter in which inventions resulted in problems.
  2. Ghettos resulted from changes in the social environment as a result of industrialization. For countries that are just beginning to industrialize, what advice can we give them to avoid the development of ghettos?
  3. There are many examples of the economy causing changes in both the physical and social environments. What are some examples of the same thing in your neighborhood or town?
  4. What would happen if Eugene-Springfield began to develop as an industrial city and produced primary products in addition to lumber, like steel, meat and fish packing, and building materials?
  5. As a member of the city council, you have to help develop an urban growth plan so Eugene-Springfield can develop in a systematic, not accidental, manner. What are the decisions that need to be made (or questions that need to be asked) and how do you feel about it?