Although each colony had many different ideas, they were brought together by the idea of actual representation, saying that England needed to give them the rights of regular Englishmen. The British government said they had the rights because they favored virtual representation. After realizing they had no voice in England, the colonists eventually decided to declare independence and start a democracy. I am in favor of actual representation because it allows for active representation rather than passive. By this I mean that the one who is representing a specific area or party gets to actually experience what is going on, rather than just being reported back to by other
While some may argue that the American Revolution did not change life for minorities, the American Revolution changed the political, economic, and social atmosphere and set the stage for future change. A new political world and government was able to be built due to the Revolution. First of all, the representatives in America were more portraying of the average person. Representatives shifted from a majority of upper class people to more middle-class and upper middle-class people (Document 4).
What was the role of economics in driving changes resulting from the Neolithic and Industrial Revolutions? The Neolithic and Industrial revolutions were crucial to the advancement of economics. As a result of the Neolithic Revolution, the world began a transition from hunter-gathers to a more settled way of life. Through increases in population, settlements became towns and the dawn of civilization began. The economy impact from the Industrial Revolution was just as momentous.
A shock city is the urban place that represents a massive and rapid changes in social, economic, and cultural life (urbanization) due to many factors, including new models of transportation such as railroads, industrialization, and other factors. The first city that was considered the “shock city” was actually Manchester, England. It grew very quickly, and it was the world’s first industrialized city and the home of the cotton industry, cottonopolis - a metropolis centered on cotton trading. Same as Manchester, Chicago was also the “shock city” of North America because of its rapid growth. Both cities were industrial cities, Chicago rose from a struggling village sunk in the middle of a grassland creek to a metropolis city.
To pay off the debt, the British Parliament began to enforce new acts and taxes on the colonies (Doc I). Many acts placed on the colonies were not very harmful to the colonies; some even reduced the price of certain goods. However, the Parliament was passing new laws and acts without consensus of the colonies (Doc G). This caused uproar in many of the colonies demanding to have representation within the British Parliament. A group of colonist called the Sons of Liberty came together to fight against taxation without representation and for their rights as citizens of Great Britain.
The colonists no longer saw themselves as Englishmen but rather Americans because they were now in charge of their own laws and customs. They were no longer focused on what the English wanted but rather what they wanted for themselves. This kind of thinking led to the creation of an American identity because there was now a separation between American and English. In addition, the First
Progressivism is a movement focused on rectifying politics, modernization, and justice for the American people. In the Progressive Era, the citizens had many important economic issues to address, such as exploitation of women and children, the advancement of scientific research, and the consequences of big businesses taking over the work force. On the legislative side, many issues such as corrupt political leaders, Americans being given the freedom the Constitution allows, as well as citizens voices being heard as far as political issues are concerned. The Progressives were motivated by corruption at the hands of the government, inequality for American citizens, and greed by larger companies. The Progressive Era accomplished many advancements such as growth on an economic and city population level, improvement in the industrial production, as well as development of the consumer marketplace.
The final idea is economical. After the ratification of the Constitution of the United States, America becomes able to regulate it 's economy and open itself up to the worldwide market. With the invention of the road, waterway, steamboat, railroad, and steam locomotive, transportation becomes unchallenging. Along with easier transportation, industrialization is introduced, including a cotton gin and automatic flour mill. With the population growth from the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments, people were working.
With the progressive era originating in response to problems caused by rapid industrialization and urbanization, resulting in the sprouting of different groups expressing their rights, and vying for more regulation in order to maintain and protect these rights. The movement focused on the people, finding ways to create a society of well embodied people to have a voice in their government as well as their way of life no matter the color, gender, or
With a revolution brewing, the oil companies began to look like safe havens . Additionally the companies offered the Huastects a greater than was possible income than through farming. The hiring of the Huastects, depicts a sharp contrast to previously racist notions. Although they may have done menial jobs, the hiring shows that Latin American nations, were willing to change in order to advance. The need for workers made it so that any labourer would be accepted and used in order to develop the nation.
The author states that cotton fueled an “expansion of transatlantic industrial capitalism” which at the time was equivalent to sugar in the Caribbeans and oil in the Middle East. In addition, because of cotton production, an expansion of slave-plantation culture increased in the South. Essentially, the author explains that the introduction of cotton increased
Between 1865 and 1900, immigration, government action, and technology impacted the social, cultural, and economic realms of the American Industrial worker. Immigration increased greatly to America because the industry was booming, and news of this new, industrial America was spreading throughout Europe. The government took actions to help the average industrial worker, such as the Chinese Exclusion Act, the Interstate Commerce Act, and the Hatch Act. Technology affected the industrial worker through inventions, reinvented landscapes, and convenience. Immigration largely affect the American industrial workers in many ways.