Market Revolution In America

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Market Revolution in America The tide initial a new civil revolution in daily business and national wealth. Under the pressure of war debt and positive economic environment, Americans started their own Market Revolution. They established better road system for transportation and communication; they built factories as powerhouses of economy; they invent steamboat, train and car after the Second Industrial Revolution replacing horses and carriage. Under such climate, the Market Revolution also had profound impacts of the ordinary people. Not only just becoming wealthier, but they also had a different life style compared to their forefathers`. It redefined the definition of American society. Based on all its contribution, the Market Revolution …show more content…
Although U.S. Government had outlawed the importation of black slave from Africa, the slave-holding states` influence were increasing under Market Revolution. Due to the industrialization of textile industry and improvement on canal transportation, the need of cotton vastly increased. Also, with the innovation on cotton seed-separating machine, the short-stamp cotton had became popular and had moved toward northern from the southern Caribbean Ocean. Based on all those fact, the slavery had expanded its territory further more compared to the history. Slave Charles recorded his story of sale down the river. As he description of “ After more than four weeks of travel we entered South Carolina near Camden, and for the first time I saw a field of cotton in bloom.” (Ball 234) The interstate slave trade had became prosperous since the Market Revolution. It seems the Market Revolution had improved the entire slave institution from cotton requirement to labor force, but the Market Revolution also brought damage to the institution, which led to civil unrest and the Civil War as indirect result. Women`s status had improved since they became the labor population in the factory. As women became paid and educated, their call of right turned the unfair matter into a reformation. Such reformation also affected they antislavery movement in south. As Sojourner cried: “Look …show more content…
development from 1790 to the eve of the Civil War. The development of economic system affected all classes in the states from rich white males to women and poor slavers. The innovation and improvement of transportation changed both reality and spirit. It also appeared in slave institution as both positive and negative image. Even after the Civil War, the Market Revolution still have impact to present in different forms. I would propose that the Market Revolution is the most important revolution in the entire American

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