Industrialization Effects on American Social Movements

How Industrialization Effected The American Social Movements

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In shaping American society, industrialization played a major role. From 1869–1901, it was known as the ‘Gilded Age’.

There have been social and economic development. The construction of the transcontinental railroad, which ended in 1869, was one of the most dramatic changes. Trains have created a growing demand for production as manufacturers have become more capable of producing and distributing more.

Entrepreneurs dominated modern commerce as a request hundreds of years ago when politicians were in control of everything. Big figures such as Carnegie Steel Company owner Andrew Carnegie, Standard Company owner John Rockefeller, Cornelius Vanderbilt, who laid miles of the train, were some of the first very successful business owners making millions of dollars.

Productive Results By Industrialization

Unless the ranchers’ pastors were doing the same job, the cost of their product was declining.

It looked good and financially good to send a lot of produce to the nation. So for the majority of farmers, this was a great tragedy because they could not bring about enough to challenge the big organizations.

A few organizations were very productive, working with others in the same industry, just for the sake of “improving”. This has encouraged farmers and their families to relocate to urban areas for a better standard of living.

Usually, they all live in the same room on the roof of the house, which did not have proper plumbing and separate facilities. Living in such conditions has caused many illnesses, increasing travel rates in the city.

In 1874, due to urban sprawl, one in four people were unemployed in urban communities. Many unemployed professionals came together to organize various organizations and to take part in the fighting at different times.

Effects of Industrialization on Women and Children

The industrialization has also greatly affected the presence of women and children. Women have been shown to work the same number of hours as men, and in any case, they are paid half of the men’s salary.

They were often hired to perform positions that had to be held by men, working in unhygienic and dangerous conditions. Although difficult to accept, the industrialization of women has had a positive impact.

They eventually found their place in the public eye and gained their independence. Youngster’s work also suffered from crop failure. About 1.5 million young people were working, rather than studying in New York City during the Industrial Revolution.

How Native Americans were effected by Industrialization Revolution?

Also, the last important gathering of industrialized people was the Native Americans.

While the use of the railway became commonplace, many people moved westward and finished off the homes of Native Americans. There were many important killers, for example, the Sand Creek Massacre in 1864 where many Indian women and men were killed.

At that time in 1860 and 1870, the Sioux Wars took place on the Great Plains. Unless the family started a war and tried to guard their homes, they were forced and forced to leave their homes. During these years, reservations became commonplace, especially in Dakotas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma.



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