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HST102 2:1 - HST 102 Industrialism and the Social Question 1ST slide Philadelphia Exposition political subjects are still a sore subject 2nd main

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HST 102 2/1/11 Industrialism and the “Social Question” 1 ST slide- Philadelphia Exposition - political subjects are still a sore subject 2 nd - main attraction - American technology advancing. - The first engine is invented. 3 rd - American Economic Success - In 1860, the United States is far beyond economic success than the rest of the nation - By 1910, the U.S.A had the best economy. 5 th - why? - The U.S.A is very rich in natural resources to sell to boost the economy. 6 th – population and immigration - Natural Inccrease and Immigration - Immigration before 1870, was very small. - Most immigrants tend to be young single men. - Population doubles from 1870 to 1890 7 th - railroads - need to transport the natural resources. - Railroad milage quatrupils from 1870 to 1900 8 th - railroad building - a lot of railroad stock at the time - too many railroad companies which causes price to go down. - 9 th - lower rates for whom? -
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course HST 102 taught by Professor Cohen during the Spring '07 term at Syracuse.

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HST102 2:1 - HST 102 Industrialism and the Social Question 1ST slide Philadelphia Exposition political subjects are still a sore subject 2nd main

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