Industrial development had many positive and negative impacts. Industrial development however there was a lot of questioning if it was a blessing or a curse. Mainly because it did give people more jobs but the conditions they worked in were poor and they didn't get paid much either.
Rapid industrialization was a curse because it promoted child labor which was very dangerous knowing the conditions they worked in.
Another reason why it was a curse because it might have given immigrants and Americans jobs but the conditions were poor. The conditions were dirty it was dark and there were sharp objects which could be a danger to the workers especially when it was dark.
Immigrants also faced discrimination which could have effected them in there work place especially if the other workers were against immigration.
When the cotton gin was created slavery increased a lot from were it was at because slavery was decreasing a lot before the cotton gin