The rapid industrial development changed life as we know it today. It started from won man Samuel Slater, he was from the U.K. and was known as a traitor there. He worked in a factory and moved to America to start his own factory. He took what he knew from the factory he worked and transferred it to his factory. He had the first successful Factory in America. He started the Industrial Revolution.This was know curse but a blessing to America. Reasons for this is gave America factories, people imagrated to America, job opportunities.
The Industrial Revolution made a factories in the United States. These factories held many people like our do today. They did this because it is smarted than few people working from home like what they were doing before. "The devoloment of factory organization during the Industrial Revolution created an enourmous increase in the production of goods" this source states factories made the production of goods increase. Factories helped shape America into the factory driven country that it is know.
Kids working in factories
In addition to that the reason that factories got so big is because of immigration to the US. This played a major factor in the rapid industrial revolution and the reasons for that is more people started to come to America. Some people searched for a new start or job opportunities. The major country that was going to the US was the Irish because of the potato famine. There was disease in the potato plant that destroyed the potato."Great Irish Famine of 1845-1850 killed about 1 million Irish people and caused millions more to leave Ireland" this source states that is why they left Ireland.
Irish starving from Potato Famine
Furthermore another reason the industrial development was a blessing is cotton. Cotton was the rise of America, but it hurt America to. America was a leader in cotton production in the world. "Foreign production increased, but the United States remained one of the worlds leading cotton exporters" this article shows that America was one of the leading countries in producing cotton. This was almost sold on every farm in America.
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