Industrialism

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Infobase Publishing, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 118 pages

During the 19th century, the U.S. economy and life in America underwent dramatic changes as transportation, factories, and new, convenient inventions were developed for the public, indelibly changing the way Americans worked and purchased goods. Covering the growth of manufacturing and technology, Industrialism discusses industrialism and its contributions to the United States and provides in-depth information on the rise of unions, labor regulations, and the industrialists and businessmen who have shaped modern industry in the United States.

 

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Jennifer L. Weber was a newspaper journalist before becoming an academic historian. She is now Assistant Professor of History at the University of Kansas.