1. The Market Revolution/Economic Expansion (graded)Discuss

1. The Market Revolution/Economic Expansion (graded)Discuss America’s transportation revolution that took place during the first half of the 1800s, including the development of roads, canals, railroads, and steamboats. How did they contribute to the “market revolution?”Welcome to Week 3! Let’s start by choosing one of the four transportation innovations listed above and describe its significance. How did it contribute to economic expansion?2. Manifest Destiny (graded)Expansionists justified their actions as inevitable under the doctrine of Manifest Destiny. What factors were most important in drawing Americans to the West?What exactly was meant by the phrase ‘Manifest Destiny?’ Was belief in this concept widespread?