Dbq South Industrialization

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Around 35 years after the civil war had ended, the South was still left producing a smaller percentage of the nation’s manufactured goods than it had before the war. However, in the 1880s, their economy was boosted when James Buchanan Duke developed an immense cigarette industry in the form of the American Tobacco Company and made several donations to Trinity College, which is currently known as Duke University. Henry W. Grady, editor of the Atlanta Constitution, was one of the men who supported and pushed for the industrialization of the South. Unfortunately, many things were preventing the South from industrializing, such as the southern discrimination that took place along the railroads. The purpose of this so-called discrimination from

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