How Did The Market Revolution Affect The Economy According To Eric Foner Give Me Liberty

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According to Eric Foner is his book, Give Me Liberty!, even though the market revolution and westward expansion occurred simultaneously in the North and the South, their combined effects heightened the nation’s sectional divisions. In some way, the most dynamic feature of the American economy wins the first thirty years of the nineteenth century was the rise of the Cotton Kingdom. It all started during the industrial revolution, which centered on factories producing cotton textiles with water-powered spinning and weaving machinery. All of these factories produced a massive demand for cotton. In 1793, the factory started to slow down, because they had to remove the seeds from the plant itself. Thankfully, Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin,

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