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Jonesx_Ch._16 - • CH 16 STANDARDIZING THE NATION...

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Unformatted text preview: • CH, 16 STANDARDIZING THE NATION: INNOVATIONS IN TECHNOLOGY< BUSINESS< AND CULTURE, 1877-1890 INDUSTRIALIZATION, URBANIZATION, AND CAPITALISM FYI: Transportation, transportation, transportation—RAILROAD PROGRESS 1. New systems and machines and their price American system of manufacturing—mass production Alexander Bell—the invention of the telephone (1876) Thomas Alva Edison—phonograph (1877) and electric light (1879) Cash registers, stock tickers, and typewriters—American businesses Railroad cars (beginning 1880s)—steamed heat and lights for passengers Bessmer Process (1890)—90% of American Steel made by this process, injecting air Into molten iron to yield steel New technology processes helped manufacturing and marketing of food and other Consumer items. Agriculture technology—improved machinery 2. Immigrants Mid- 19thcentury—British Isles and Western Europe—Germany, Scandinavia, England, and Ireland 1880-1890—Italians, Russians, and Poles (peaked between 1890-...
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