Your job as a historian is to show how factories, food-processing
industries, and railroads were connected to each other through cause
- Explore the following resources related to the development of
- Waterloo’s Early Development
- Waterloo’s Railroad Development
- Development of Mills in Waterloo
- Waterloo’s Meat Packing Industry
As you read, look for the cause
relationships between events. How did one event lead to another?
- Complete a fishbone diagram illustrating
how events were connected.
- Start with the end in mind by identifying a result.
Below are some examples of results
you may want to use in your fishbone diagram.
- Where Indian groups once lived, large numbers of pioneers
now came to settle in Iowa.
- Products of all kinds were shipped around the state and to
- Many industries developed in Iowa after 1870.
- By 1870, all of the major Iowa cities along the Mississippi
River had meat packing plants.
- Next, determine what caused
- List one or two details for each cause.
- Share your final chart with your classmates.
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