Industrialization Dbq Essay

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Angel Phanco Feb. 21, 2012 DBQ: Industrialization Between the Civil War and the end of World War 1, industrialization played an ever-increasing role in the economic, social, and political development of the United States. Such as: jobs, mass production, and even child labor. The Gross National Product (GNP) is the value of all the goods and services produced in an economy, plus the value of the goods and services imported, less the goods and services exported. The GNP has increased between 1861 and 1910 due to industrialization, because of mass production, assembly line methods, also immigrants working long hours for every little pay. The main reason why immigrants came to the U.S. is due to European immigrants were ever poor with the…show more content…
The industrial revolution enabled more effective killing machines to be produced, at a much faster rate. The resulting carnage shocked the world. New weapons like tanks and airplanes were used. This also had built more economy power [doc 9]. Women then replaced men in factories, while the men went off to war. Also this revolution had brought about many Southern African-Americans to migrate north for jobs; this was called the Great Migration. Now going back to the topic of Homestead PA, this had the most impact on industrialization and also the largest company town; owned by Andrew Carnegie. The Homestead was full of stores and apartments all under control of Carnegie. There ended up being a debts with workers due to Carnegie being the one paying them, then the workers having to turn around and pay Carnegie back for the cost of the rent. From the way Carnegie controlled things he became very rich and donated $ 350 million to philanthropic endeavors. This all has caused the streets of the town horrible, the buildings were poor, the sidewalks sunken, swaying, and full of holes. Many people referred to the town as the mud on the streets turning into the stick mass [Doc.
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