How Did Market Revolution Change America

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Market Revolution took place in the United States during the first half of the nineteenth century. American was marketing the products of goods like sugar, cotton, tobacco and other agricultural products in their nation and oriented to boycott British goods leading to independence. One significant change was the rise of economic, the revolution originated in the southern extension to the north. Within the economic growth, people also made new modes of transportation, improve the roads and ships to help them transport the goods to another colonies. Furthermore, the new invention of steamboat to help American exported the manufactured goods to other place. By improving these factors, it was a step toward stable economy and allowed to growth …show more content…

There are many technological innovations that profoundly changed American’s live in market revolution. One of the innovations was the steamboat invented by Robert Fulton. He was a colonial American engineer, inventor and painter born in Pennsylvania 1765. He signed a contract with Robert Livingstone to build a steamboat that would voyage in Hudson River in 1802. The boat has a steam engine that helps the ship moving. After five year hard work, the steamboat was ready for a trial to upriver from New York to Albany and soon become the common usage for commercial service. The American was realized the water travel in the sea was faster than the hilly terrain. The boat service line was run though six major rivers: Arkansas River, Missouri River, Mississippi River, Yukon River, Rio Grande River and St. Lawrence River, plus Chesapeake Bay. Seen they have the steamboat running in the river, they also build the canal for drop off the product. Secondly, the invention of cotton gin in 1793 by Eli Whitney. Eli Whitney was an American inventor born in Massachusetts 1765. Once in the workshop, he notices that the cotton wasn't easy for picking the seed from the cotton balls. Then in his spare time, he put instrument together to make into a machine that can help the slaves or labor workers to clean the cotton in a shorter time. Thus, the Cotton gin was simply invented and used in cotton factories. This invention of cotton gin growth the cotton production and become the first large …show more content…

During the market revolution, the change of economic was associated effect with the live of group people like farmers. Most people worked on their farms before the market revolution, they worked with their hands and produced a small amount of crops that only provide for family needs. Sometime may have to sell the leftover crop to their neighbors to make profit. Their living was very poor and impoverished, but the market revolution changes their transitional way of subsistence. For example, in 1830, John Deere created a new, efficient steel that replaces the old wrought- iron plows, the new machine allowed the farmers to plow 80 acres in each season instead of 8 acres per season. Therefore, the harvest of crop was growth and some farmers turn into commercial farmers, who specialized in crops and goods for sale. They increase hiring more wage labor such as women began to work in new kinds of household work then to the factory and decrease on foreign import of goods. Also, the transformation increased the consuming of goods such as salt, coffee, sugar, tea and flour in the market. This was noticeable in the commercialized farming area in the

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