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    Industrialization of the late 19th century changed American society and made it an industrial giant. Along with old industries new industries like petroleum refining, steel manufacturing and electrical power came into being. Expansions of the railroad made possible the shift of people, raw materials, and crops to the national market. Invention of steel plows, windmills and barbed wire helped in farming and ranching. Americans experienced a great change in their life times as the result of…

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    dude named Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin and the manufacturing technique of interchangeable parts. Manufacturing with interchangeable parts made the whole system much smoother, quicker, and more efficient. Additionally, the cotton gin exponentially increased the productivity of the South, allowing them to export craploads of cotton. The South became known as the Cotton Kingdom because of all of its success. (Unfortunately, the increased ability to grow cotton greatly raised the demand for…

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    “America’s Gift to my Generation” Child labor was a problem many kids faced until laws were changed. Overall Child labor had a big impact on many kids childhood because they were forced to work in factories, mines, and farms many years ago. Kids were forced to work dangerous jobs and could not get an education like kids today. As a result Child labor effected kids childhoods by forcing them to work in dangerous jobs and ending many kid’s lives. A job kids were forced to work was a factory job…

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    The Second Industrial Revolution is also known as Technological Revolution. It was a time for machines and other factories to improve and to further advance if they were already developed (Wikipedia). The second Industrial Revolution occurred between the times of 1870 and 1914. I also learned from this source that the use of Iron and Steel had a big role in the building of railroads. However, this was not the only thing these were used for in fact, Steel started to become the main resource used…

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    Throughout our history, children have always worked in some capacity. Working children played a substantial role during the Industrial Revolution which inevitably led to economic growth and prosperity. Some children, however, were unable to attend school because their families were forcing them to work long strenuous hours under harsh and unstable conditions in order to provide financial support. The onset of The Fair Labor Standards Act later helped to combat some of the strident conditions…

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    The movie, Norma Rae, depicts the struggle of textile employees as they strive to place a union in the local mill factory. The protagonists, Norma Rae and Reuben Warshowsky, go through numerous trials and tribulations that many union supporters experience in their journey for unionization. Norma sacrificed her job and her reputation and Reuben sacrificed time away from his girlfriend and family to make the union possible. The treatment and working conditions of employees could be described as…

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    The Renaissance was a time period where many things were invented. Some things that were invented are the first mechanical clock, the trigger for a gun, oil painting, bell chimes, golf ball, wood engravings, bottled alcohol, and many more. The main invention I am going to talk about is the golf ball. Back in the 1300’s the golf ball was first created. The golf ball is very different now than when it was first invented during the Renaissance. When it was first produced it was obviously made out…

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    Brooklyn Bridge and modernization of New York City Since Brooklyn Bridge was completed in the 19th century, it had been an iconic feature of the New York City. Being not only a bridge that connected Manhattan and Brooklyn for transportation convenience, Brooklyn Bridge had also become one of the greatest landmarks of New York City, even the U.S.A. To be honest, it is Brooklyn Bridge that contributes a lot to the development of the New York City and is the witness to the modernization of the New…

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    Late nineteenth century marked a new era for America. Because of the country’s rapid economic growth and industrial revolution, millions of immigrants from all around the world made the long journey to the United States. The “land of opportunity” as they called it, offered them a greater chance to have a better life. However, the vast majority of the “new” Americans faced an uphill battle for survival. Low wages, awful living conditions and racial discrimination took a toll on many of the…

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    As it is clearly displayed in the first chapter of this work, England‟s nineteenth century witnessed a rise of industrialism. It was at that time that capitalism first stretched, accompanied with the „old-fashioned labour laws‟, which ranked the socioeconomic classes. It caused also a lot of if not a complete destruction and disorder on the lives of masses of people. However, these issues of the industrialization, and other sub-issues, which might seem less important in the eyes of some writers…

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