Industrial Revolution and Contributions

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3. Discuss the causes of the Industrial Revolution from 1865-1895. Be specific in explaining how each point you make affected the economy.

There were many factors that contributed to the industrial revolution. Money were popping up from a variety of different sources so business’ can expand, mining added silver and gold to bank reserves, investments from profits helped to stimulate the economy, and small investors started to invest in stocks because they thought it would help them get rich quicker Inventions played a key fact because there were new technology, and science that added to the industrial revolution. Issaic Singer patented the sewing machine and revolutionized textile. The Typewriter invented by Christopher Sholes,
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WHAT ROLES DID BELL AND EDISON PLAY Andrew Carnegie revolutionized the steal industry, the classic rags to riches applied to him, his investments turned him into operating the largest steel company in the world, the Bessemer process converted iron into steel expanded production, GOOD created by Henry Bessemer, this process made steel not only stronger but at a cheaper rate. Transportation was also a big part of the industrial revolution. Cornelius Vanderbilt expanded railroad and steamship lines in the US, the transcontinental railroad was completed in 1869, The central pacific built it from the west to the east, while the Union Pacific was from the East to the West. Railroads stimulated other industries like steel, consuming ¾’s of it. Ships were converted from sail to steam power during the 19th century which cut the time in half getting across the Atlantic.
THIS IS GOOD AS FAR AS IT GOES BUT YOU OMIT MANY IMPORTANT THINGS LIKE CHEAP LABOR. I THINK YOU WILL HAVE TIME TO WRITE A LOT MORE IN 75 MINUTES.

2. Discuss the reasons for the rapid settlement of the West from 1865-1895 and the impact of that settlement on the U.S. economy and on the people of the West, especially native Americans. People were moving to the west to seek new opportunities in farming, mining, ranching and business. The forty-Niners migrated to California where a major discovery of Gold was found.

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