The Industrialization Period: An Amazing Period Of America

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The industrialization period was regarded as an amazing period of growth in America. The population was growing at a rapid rate. The building of railroads contributed largely to the Industrialization, expansion from about 30,000 miles of track before the Civil War to nearly 270,000 miles in 1900. The abundance of natural resources: coal, iron, timber, petroleum and waterpower contributed to this remarkable growth. Labor was in high demand to run these new factories. Unfortunately the continued spurred by immigration helped to the value of individual workers low as there were a ready supply of people to fill the position. The growing population led to expanded markets, which new devices such as telegraph and telephone help to exploit individuals.

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