English

Question

The urbanization of the United States quickened due to technology improvements. Without innovations in food production, the factories could not have grown so quickly. The trend quickened after 1860 and continued throughout the 21st century as well. By 2007, more Americans lived in or near cities than they did in rural areas.

Which sentence from the paragraph best rephrases the author's thesis?

A)The urbanization of the United States quickened due to technology improvements.
B) Without innovations in food production, the factories could not have grown so quickly.
C)The trend quickened after 1860 and continued throughout the 21st century as well.
C) By 2007, more Americans lived in or near cities than they did in rural areas.

2 Answer

  • A) The urbanization of the United Stats quickened due to technology improvements.

    -This whole paragraph is on the subject of how technology quickly urbanized the United States. All of the other answers are factors that caused this to happen.

    Hope this helps!
  • Answer:

    The urbanization of the United States Quickened due to technology improvements.

    Explanation:

    The author's thesis is that key technological developments caused a rapid growth in America in urban areas. This entire paragraph discusses technology and how quickly this helped the United States with urbanization.

NEWS TODAY