This was possible because of railroad expansion in the North and after the war, the railroad was rapidly expanding in the South and westbound. As the reunited country began to develop a new American pastime was beginning to rise in both cities of the North and the rural South, consumer culture. The North and South started a relationship that exchanged the needed raw material in the South to the developed North and cycled throughout the rest of the country.
The eighteenth century was a time of social and economic changes brought on by Market Revolution (Schultz, 2017). Because of the economic boom Americans felt the government should open to the people. The growing of the west lead to the need of moving the Indians westward of the United States. The revolt of westerners and northeastern elite led to a new political system. The new political culture was strengthening and transforming the
Before the War of 1812 America had only 6,000 soldiers and 12 active warships because of the spending cut on the military. We were in no shape to be going into war, much less against the strongest army in the world at that time. The British had over 243,000 soldiers and 500 active warships. With that amount
Thus, at the beginning of our era, the world population would be around 250 million inhabitants. At the end of the first millennium of our era, it was estimated at about 300 million people. It is not until the early nineteenth century that the world population reaches 1 billion (around 1800). From the early nineteenth century, the industrial revolution era in Europe, the population (demographic) growth speeds(speeded) up. In the early twentieth century, in 1900, the world population is estimated at 1.613 billion people.This is already a significant (increase, burst) speed of population growth.
The main defining feature of the Industrial Revolution was a dramatic increase in the per capita production that was made possible by the mechanization of manufacturing and the processes that were carried out in factories. Its main social impact was that it changed an agrarian economy into an urban industrial
In the early 1600s settlement to America began, and life there had yet to really flourish. The first settlers took advantage of this newfound land of opportunity. Not only did they learn the necessary skills to survive, but also they used natural resources such as farming and industrialization to “make a living”. The following century citizens from Europe saw how much life in America had progressed. Many Europeans migrated to America for the economic opportunities.
Before families lived as communities in the rural areas but industrial revolution led to urbanization, which attracted different people from different cultures to come to the towns in search of work, and they ended up living together, forming new societies (Freeman & Louçã 83-116). Economically, many countries have experienced the development of infrastructures such as the transport and communication sector, the health sector, and the agricultural sector, which have promoted good living standards for the citizens of these countries (Jovane, F., et al. 641-659). On the political front, countries were able to form governments since they were able to sustain their economies. The style of politics also improved from the ancient dictatorial system to the modern day democracy.
Nathan Huot Chapter 22 Notes Causes of the Industrial Revolution The Industrial Revolution was caused by economic development, population growth, agricultural revolution, expansion of trade, and an openness to innovation. The population in Europe rose exponentially with the fastest growth occurring in England and Wales where the population rose from 5.5 million in 1688, to 9 million in 1801, and 18 million by 1851. The Agricultural Revolution, which helped the innovations in manufacturing in the Industrial Revolution, was a revolution in farming that provided food for the city dwellers and forced poorer peasants off the land. In Europe, increasing production by traditional ways was a solution to the increasing demand that accompanied population
After the start of industrial revolution, European economy dramatically grew and their demands for new markets, new materials, labors promptly increased, which caused colonial expansion. An superiority of the whites over other groups also emerged from that (Hobsbawm, 70). Therefore, when small and weak countries fell under control of European empires and became their colonies, the indigenous not only were forced to give up their freedom but also human rights. The Haitian revolution, therefore lighted up a belief about independence for those people and for their own
Economic growth had many affects on American life such as rising living standards, agricultural hardships, and a newly emerging American culture. Returning soldiers found their lives changing as industrial America changed. Almost everyone was involved in the war effort in some way, and the United States had grown
The industrialization period was regarded as an amazing period of growth in America. The population was growing at a rapid rate. The building of railroads contributed largely to the Industrialization, expansion from about 30,000 miles of track before the Civil War to nearly 270,000 miles in 1900. The abundance of natural resources: coal, iron, timber, petroleum and waterpower contributed to this remarkable growth. Labor was in high demand to run these new factories.
After the Civil War, the American Industrial Revolution made the Americans the most industrialized people in the world. This economic phenomenon was unprecedented in history. There were several factors that led the American economic prowess and prosperity. The Americans were blessed with natural resources. A liberal immigration policy insured a steady work force.