and History Questions
Mr. Mitchell – Social Studies
Answer the following questions in complete sentences and in paragraph form. Use
at least ONE citation or quote for each answer.
- Looking at
the map included, why did Coventry separate and become its own town from
Warwick? What benefit would this serve, in your opinion?
- How and why
did Rice City, among others, develop in Coventry?
- What were the
two important influences in the nineteenth century (1800’s) on the
development of Coventry and how did they contribute to its growth? Explain
and use examples.
- What was the
major influence on the development of Coventry in the twentieth century
(1900’s)? Use specific examples.
- How are the
mill town development trend versus the twentieth century and current
development trend different in shaping the town of Coventry? Think of all of
the new developments of neighborhoods or houses that have gone up over the
past several years?
- How is
Coventry likely to develop in the future, in your opinion? Use specific
examples from the text and any of your own.