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(Merriman, 2010, 559) It is evident that the Industrial Revolution had a great impact on the lives of many throughout the European continent. Even though some may oppose the changes that sparks the industrial process in Great Britain, it is clear that the benefits of the Industrial Revolution advanced from the introduction of machinery in the textile industry, the ownership of businesses and the economic shift of urbanizing towns. Because of the growth during Industrial Revolution people began to live better. The process of industrializing brought new opportunities that advanced the lives of owners as well as workers. It’s through this era that came many great inventions that have afforded us some the luxuries we have today in manufacturing.
From the late 17th century to the early 19th century, industrialization was occurring in the United States and around Europe. The abundance of raw materials and the ambition of business men caused the industrialization before and after the Civil War. The First Industrial Revolution and Second Industrial Revolution, known as the Technological Revolution, caused the United States to thrive throughout those years because of population increase and all the new products or ideas there was. In the 1900s, the United States became the leading industrial power in the world because of both revolutions; the first revolution led into the second revolution because of the technology and economic changes occurring. The First Industrial Revolution changed agriculture customs and the Second Industrial Revolution caused changes in production techniques, but both helped the United States industrialize and become the most successful country in the world.
The southern states that seceded from the nation formed the Confederate States of America led by President Jefferson Davis. Their essential purpose was to defend “the ... ... middle of paper ... ... Those states, seven total, respond by separating from the nation and creating the Confederate States of America. The Confederates then became the one that “make” the war. President Lincoln was not the sole motivation for the war. The long and continuous conflicting views on slavery between the North and South grouped with the political power struggles over the new western territories was only further fueled with their economical and social differences.
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But with inventions like the cotton gin, and the assembly line, mass production evolved. The United States had one of the fastest economic growths than any other country during this time. The Industrial Revolution developed the world and how it produced its goods. There were numerous inventions that made everyday tasks easier to perform by eliminating the tedious work that people performed by replacing it with a machine. The invention that fired up the Industrial Revolution was the steam engine, which was invented by James Watt in 1775.
The innovative thinkers, urbanization, and infrastructure made the revolution significant not only in the 1750s but to present day. Without the Revolution, society would have still worked in urban areas, transportation would have not been discovered in the marketplace. Concepts like partnerships and selling shares were triumphant leaps towards expanding the market on a global basis. The industrialization in Britain was a drastic change in the economy, the shift between agriculture in rural area to manufacturing and services in urban locations. This shift is predominant in the present economy, proving that the Industrial Revolution’s legacy expanded globally.
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The American Civil War fought from 1861 to 1865 is described as “the bloodiest conflict in the history of North America” (Feature Causes Of The Civil War). The Civil war or war between the states was fought for many economic, political and moral reasons tracing back to the very start of America. The civil war fought between the Northern and Southern states is truly a significant event in the history of the United States because it involved American citizens fighting against each other. The American civil war was initiated through the controversy over slave labor, unfair actions toward Southern states and the vast division between the Northern and Southern states. The North and South had totally different cultures and economies making their opinions on certain topics vastly different, hence contributing to the start of the war.