EarlyIndustrializers0

EarlyIndustrializers0 - The Early Industrialists Other than...

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The Early Industrialists Other than Britain Europe-wide phenomenon Short term fluctuations but long term growth - industrialization Can look at this issue regionally either within countries or across them National economies - easier to get quantitative data, institutions more settled, but may discount cross-regional importance The United States Population - grew steadily from 1790 (less than 4 mil.) to 1870 (over 40 mil.) to 1915 (over 100 mil.) Immigration - important though not largest population growth factor Up to 1890s from NW Europe After 1890s more from E. Europe and Italy Income and wealth grew steadily - scarcity of labor in relation to land drove efficiency gains in technology in Agriculture Yeild per acre lower than Europe, but higher per worker Abundance of land and natural resources Large domestic market - pushed development of transportation systems New England Cotton Industry 1820-1860 the leading industry, guns made with interchangeable parts, etc. Urban population pulled even with rural population only after
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