Discuss The Changes In The Early Twentieth Century America

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The U.S economy changed almost entirely during the early twentieth century and the late nineteenth century. As the economy switched from an agricultural nation to an urban industrial nation, it became the prime manufacturing country in the world. Numerous innovations and trends made this influential time period. Technological innovations were the main reason why the nineteenth and twentieth centuries differ. A staggering wave of inventions, America and it’s economy in the late nineteenth century. An invention that greatly helped transportation was the airplane made by the Wright Brothers. The airplane wasn’t very popular at the time, but it quickly grew to be the fastest way of transportation. After many found out that it was controlled and sustainable, the airplane was put into mass production and the U.S. army had thousands of airplanes to defeat Germany in World War I. This invention led to the creation of many for pilots and factory workers. Another amazing invention was the assemble line created by Henry Ford. An assembly line is a sequence of machines and workers in a factory, which a succession of the same items are…show more content…
The late nineteenth century in the United States is most likely best known for the wide expansion of its industrial plant. Machines in factories had taken over and they replaced skilled workers. The machines produced many things and by the 1870’s it started to really become popular. Also, they were knitting and stitching clothing. Mechanization changed the way people work because the machines were so efficient. Workers thought that if they worked like the machined they would be hired again. Sadly, it wasn’t possible to work as fast as the machines, so many people stayed jobless. Many couldn’t support their families with resources and it led to immigration and sadness. Industrialization destroyed people’s egos, but production in the economy rose and America was at the
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