Industrial Revolution Affected The Economy

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The Industrial Revolution greatly impacted the economy, employment, and manufacturing. The Industrial Revolution as built the American economy to its great strength we see today. Before the Industrial Revolution, most products were made by hand and required skilled workers making products more expensive. This greatly affected the economy and how people were able to live off of their salary. The economy began to grow vastly after the concept of mass production took place. Mass production is manufacturing of large amounts of product rapidly. Mass production required less skilled workers necessary for products to be made, making products cheaper to consumers to purchase. Mass production began to affect Americans as businesses began hiring more
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