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The Market Revolution, Industrialization, and New Technologies

To answer this question, we first need to establish what the industrial revolution was. In a nutshell, this was the period in the latter half of the 1700s and the first half of the 1800s in which...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2020 6:43 pm UTC

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The Market Revolution, Industrialization, and New Technologies

In addition to the previously mentioned factors, four other factors of industrialization are internal demand, a high birth rate, available land, and innovation. Internal (or domestic) demand is an...

Latest answer posted May 4, 2021 8:29 pm UTC

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For European industrialists of the nineteenth century, news about possible colonization attempts in Africa would have been received with great enthusiasm. Many factories that were up and running,...

Latest answer posted February 23, 2021 6:31 pm UTC

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Money talks, and the great wealth amassed by the industrialists changed the political landscape. Whereas royals and aristocrats, with their vast holdings, controlled most of society's wealth before...

Latest answer posted September 20, 2018 4:05 pm UTC

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The Industrial Revolution produced a clear delineation between 'home' and 'work.' There were many social changes that occurred: worker's rights, work health and safety, enforced schooling, and a...

Latest answer posted October 17, 2015 4:25 am UTC

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Often the interests of businessmen, particularly factory managers, dovetailed with those of religious leaders. This was especially true on the issue of temperance, which was championed in England...

Latest answer posted October 16, 2017 4:07 am UTC

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I would argue that the best way to consider the impact that electricity has on life today is to imagine a world without electricity. In certain parts of the world, strain on ageing infrastructure...

Latest answer posted March 17, 2021 10:57 am UTC

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The Industrial Revolution began in Europe in about 1750 CE (AD). Before the Industrial Revolution, engines, machines, and factories did not exist. Most people had to grow and hunt their own food,...

Latest answer posted January 30, 2016 5:31 pm UTC

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The Industrial Revolution is a period in history from approximately 1770 through 1850 which was characterized by a change in the manufacturing process through the use of machinery and other...

Latest answer posted August 17, 2015 9:37 pm UTC

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The telegraph revolutionized the sending and receiving of messages. Prior to the development of the telegraph, messages were sent through techniques such as the use of smoke signals and drumbeats....

Latest answer posted January 29, 2018 8:22 am UTC

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The conflicts between the British East India Company and the new Nawab of Bengal, Siraj ud-Daulah, erupted when the young ruler objected to the British strengthening their presence with a massive...

Latest answer posted June 23, 2019 4:11 am UTC

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There were several differences and a few similarities with the north and south regarding the American industrial revolution. One difference was the north was much more industrial than the south....

Latest answer posted September 17, 2015 11:09 am UTC

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Actually, the telegraph was much like the original internet, and it did directly affect the quality of life for Americans, particularly out west, far from the large cities and industrial centers of...

Latest answer posted September 6, 2011 9:38 am UTC

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The Industrial Revolution was a transformative force in culture and society, and this impact extends into transportation as well. If you were to look back into pre-industrial societies, there was...

Latest answer posted December 10, 2018 6:48 pm UTC

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Railroads were a chief focus of complaint by farmers in the late nineteenth century. One of the first famers's cooperative groups formed after the Civil War, called The Grange or Patrons of...

Latest answer posted October 6, 2019 12:51 pm UTC

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The steam engine impacted the Industrial Revolution in many ways, much more than the idea of travel that immediately comes to mind. Obviously the steam engine would help with travel and...

Latest answer posted November 14, 2019 2:39 pm UTC

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Great Britain led the world in industrializing, but before the industrial revolution fully took off, the country underwent an agricultural revolution that lifted crop yields and improved livestock....

Latest answer posted October 13, 2017 4:28 pm UTC

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The telegraph significantly influenced the enhancement of larger and more efficient economic markets. Nationwide markets came into existence as a result of this invention. Prior to the invention of...

Latest answer posted January 28, 2020 10:30 am UTC

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One major reason why farmers left for the factories during the Industrial Revolution was that it was also a Market Revolution. Prior to this, most labor was done in the home. Women, when not...

Latest answer posted April 14, 2020 5:04 pm UTC

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The typewriter and the telegraph were important inventions. Both of these inventions made it easier for people, for governments, and for businesses to communicate with each other. Before the...

Latest answer posted March 6, 2016 9:22 pm UTC

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The Market Revolution led to the North focusing on infrastructure and industrialization. Before the Civil War, Northern manufacturers made textiles, firearms, and furniture to be shipped around the...

Latest answer posted November 22, 2019 1:02 am UTC

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Adam Smith furthered the ideology of the laissez-faire or capitalist economy in which a free market exists and private businesses are separate and only somewhat regulated by the state. The...

Latest answer posted December 11, 2019 2:34 am UTC

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Both the First and Second Industrial Revolutions made extensive use of new technologies. In the First Industrial Revolution, steam was used to replace work done by either manpower or horsepower....

Latest answer posted January 5, 2020 4:08 pm UTC

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In the early years of the Republic, Alexander Hamilton supported the first wave of American industrialization by imposing a high tariff on foreign goods. This tariff was intended to protect...

Latest answer posted December 5, 2019 1:54 pm UTC

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One short-term benefit of child labor in the Industrial Revolution was that goods could be mass-produced even faster with this new labor pool. Industrialists justified not paying children as much...

Latest answer posted May 30, 2019 12:08 pm UTC

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In addition to what has been said, I would add that the workers and their work became more "alienated." Workers used to create a product from start to finish and then market/trade their product,...

Latest answer posted February 8, 2010 10:05 am UTC

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The cotton gin was one of the most significant inventions of the century. It ensured that cotton was easier to pick and more efficient, so there was more cotton. Sine the south grew the cotton...

Latest answer posted June 25, 2011 12:43 am UTC

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The second agricultural revolution is generally said to have occurred along with the Industrial Revolution. It came about in part because of the Industrial Revolution and it helped allow the...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2014 5:18 am UTC

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The Market Revolution had many impacts on the United States between 1800-1860. One impact was with the economy. During this time, there were many changes in the economy of the United States. More...

Latest answer posted December 13, 2017 6:09 pm UTC

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In terms of transportation, the development of more advanced road networks, freight services, railways, and flight paths has simply made it easier to do business across great distances, thereby...

Latest answer posted March 4, 2019 9:05 pm UTC

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1800's advances in transportation: Early in the century, a lot of barge canals were built. Canals were not new, but the number of them built was an advance. On the Documenting the American South...

Latest answer posted April 5, 2010 12:23 am UTC

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The Market Revolution coincided with the Industrial Revolution, and as such, the economy shifted from local and regional economies to a national economy due to the inventions of the Industrial...

Latest answer posted December 14, 2019 8:12 pm UTC

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Many of the most important technological advances that affected food preparation occurred thousands of years ago. Two advances that proved to be especially significant were the development of...

Latest answer posted September 9, 2020 9:32 pm UTC

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Counterintuitively, wars tend to have a positive impact on the economy by their end. The Civil War was no different, and the resulting industrialization movement drove America further toward modern...

Latest answer posted November 12, 2019 2:55 am UTC

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The invention of the telegraph system helped America expand westward because it allowed people who were far away from one another to communicate instantaneously. This was very important for...

Latest answer posted April 5, 2016 2:44 pm UTC

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In many ways, the American Industrial Revolution was made possible by improvements in transportation. Canals, railroads, and steamships made it possible for raw materials to reach the factories and...

Latest answer posted August 23, 2019 7:32 pm UTC

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When the bloody Civil War ended in 1865, the United States was not yet industrialized. In addition, large-scale immigration to the country both preceded and followed the period of intense...

Latest answer posted January 30, 2019 9:45 pm UTC

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There are a number of reasons why (according to scholars) the Industrial Revolution began in Britain and not in some other country. Some of these reasons are geographical, while others are social...

Latest answer posted October 19, 2014 9:28 pm UTC

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Continental Europe, with the exception of Great Britain, took a longer time to get started on the process of industrialization. Europe’s capacity to industrialize was restricted because of the...

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The use of steamships became very popular in the United States in the early 18oos after Robert Fulton had traveled to France and investigated what had been done there with the steam engine. In...

Latest answer posted September 15, 2010 11:00 am UTC

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The Industrial Revolution added all manner of consumer goods to the array of things consumers could choose to buy, and made them cheaper than they could have possibly been manufactured before. The...

Latest answer posted September 6, 2011 9:43 am UTC

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European countries, particularly England, Germany and Belgium, had excellent natural resources--namely coal and other metals--needed to assure progress during the Industrial Revolution. They had...

Latest answer posted April 23, 2010 5:41 am UTC

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A number of factors contributed to Britain's role as the birthplace of the European Industrial Revolution: Large deposits of iron and coal near the surface provided the raw materials which would...

Latest answer posted May 9, 2012 2:05 pm UTC

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Women played a role in the Industrial Revolution. They mainly served as workers and often worked in the textile industries and in piecework shops. Some women also worked in the coal mines. At...

Latest answer posted December 18, 2017 6:11 pm UTC

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The Industrial Revolution had a major impact on American culture. America changed from an agricultural economy to an industrial economy. Many people moved out of the country and into the cities....

Latest answer posted March 23, 2010 8:24 am UTC

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The antebellum period in American history witnessed a number of radical changes to social norms and institutional organization. Changes in the family, for example, redefined marriage and gender...

Latest answer posted December 30, 2019 4:38 pm UTC

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The Industrial Revolution began in earnest in the latter part of the eighteenth century. At this time there were already well-established populations and economies in the American colonies. These...

Latest answer posted January 12, 2020 5:17 pm UTC

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This is a good question because though the positive effects of the steam engine are commonly discussed, often the downsides are overlooked. The invention of the steam engine allowed the pace of the...

Latest answer posted November 21, 2019 1:12 pm UTC

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The Market Revolution from 1815 to 1860 in the United States had a large social, economic, and political impact on all regions of the new nation. The Market Revolution redefined technology,...

Latest answer posted July 9, 2019 6:18 pm UTC

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The industrialization of the northern states helped cement the extreme polarization between the two sections of the country that led to the Civil War. The differences in industrialization were...

Latest answer posted December 16, 2019 1:32 pm UTC

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