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Unformatted text preview: York. With the boom in imports and exports, St. Louis got the opportunity to grow aswell, and gave them the chance to build a bridge to get railroads across the Mississippi River. This bridge was a marvel in its day which gave people a chance to leave their homes to find jobs in other cities, and gave blacks the chance to move North. As these people expanded elsewhere where they found jobs within factories that worked day and night they helped the factories make products that would be shipped away to the railroads. The economic and social changes had a huge impact on the United States where about 11 million immigrants made a population boom. Not only was the North being industrialized, but the South had its opportunity aswell due to the railroad. Southern economy had picked up tremendously, and this economic change had brought prosperity across the United States. This helped establish that reuniting of America which was still feeling effects of the Civil War....
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This note was uploaded on 07/17/2011 for the course HIST 125 taught by Professor Thomasleamy during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10