According to Chapter 12 of Out of Many, how was mass production an important democratizing force in American politics? 

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Chapter 12 of Out of Many argues that the “American System” of interchangeable parts and mass production helped to make America more democratic.  It also says that the system came about in part because of American attitudes towards democracy.

In this chapter, the authors argue that America had a different attitude towards manufacturing than European countries did.  They...

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