10 - AMH2020 1/19/10 (How? Sectors in transitions. Problems...

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AMH2020 1/19/10 (How? Sectors in transitions. Problems in society.) I. Industrialization A. end of civil war to beginning of the great war-time peri- od: 1865-1914. changes in american society 1. Changes: a) agriculture switch to industrial b) demographic changes c) political changes 2. measure by GDP-gross domestic product, amount of products and services made within a year a) in 1869 9 billion GDP b) 1900 37 billion GDP (1) causes: population increases s (a) 1870 40 million (b) 1900 76 million (2) : migration (a) farms to cities (b) immigrants coming to US from Europe c) GNP per person. $223 in 1870 d) GNP per person $496 in 1900 e) Economy averages growth of 3% per year (1) meaning it could be much higher or much lower growth 3. Rust Belt- economically hurting today- indiana; young- stown, ohio; detriot 4. lying with statistics:
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a) 3 million more farms established b) farm labor, productivity increases 50%- significantly increasing population c) better measure would be percentage of farmers- which
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