Post Civil War: The Effect Of Industrialization In The United States

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After the Civil War, the nation went through some significant changes in terms of social-economic events. Industrialization changed the country and made it one of the greatest industrialized nation in the world. However, it came with a price; the industrialization relied upon poverty and immigration for its success. The effect of industrialization changed the course of our nation. It also changed the lives of people, but at a significant price. The factories would hire women because they could pay them less than men. The abhorrent conditions in which people were subjected to make a living was unconscionable. It was common for companies to use child labor, and despite working long hours still lived in dirty conditions.

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