Chapter 17 Essay Questions
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What factors account for the dramatic growth in business after the Civil War? Write an essay that explains why each
factor you identify was significant.
The factors that received a dramatic growth after the civil war were the communication networks,
transportation systems and later on Technological Innovation. These factors increase the sales of goods and services.
The communication networks included the telegraph and late own the telephone.
In 1837 Samuel Morse
created the telegraph. The telegraph was designed to transport messages quickly across great distances.
forwarding to 1875, Andrew Graham Bell was intrigued with the ideal of Speaking telegraph, influencing him to
eventually come up with an electrical telephone. This electrical telephone was able to send messages throughout
rooms. He decided to make a business called “The American Telegraph Company”. With perfection over the years,