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1 st industrial revolution exchangeable parts cheaper and affordable farming equipment farming revolution large internal market rail roads ship farming produce rail roads first to develop managerial system rail roads ship finished goods to farmers mail order catalogs sell to farmers marketing lead to the development of advertising national media arose out of national advertising 1908 Ford uses assembly line-first for high tech items Ford raises wages and lowers cost In order to explain the development of a consumer society we must understand the role of the different economic developments that created this new consumer society. The fist industrial revolution altered the American economy and industries. Clock makers had been using interchangeable parts since the early eighteenth century. In 1790 French gunsmith Honore Blanc demonstrated his muskets made of interchangeable parts to the French government but the idea was rejected because they would loose control over the industry. Eli Whitney introduced the idea of interchangeable parts to the U.S. gun
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