Urbanization And Rise Of Skyscrapers In The Gilded Age

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The Gilded Age was an amazing time for innovation and growth for America technologically speaking. There were several new advancements that took place during this period such as; steel, kerosene, oil, AC electricity along with DC electricity. Steel was a humongous part of the Gilded Age, this invention allowed many other creations to happen. Steel helped cause the greater production of railroad tracks and the rise of skyscrapers in big cities. These two factors put Urbanization and moving west into play. The railroads helped make westward expansion possible and much easier. The skyscrapers allowed more homes in cities to exist which led to more citizens to move into town, in search of job opportunities. All of which wouldn't had been

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