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Unformatted text preview: - lots of environmental devastation- lots came from building cities such as NY and Chicago- Americas great push to become an industrialized nation happened during the gilded age- glided age: basically meant ,pretty on the outside but not so good on the inside- industrial economy was possible b/c: 1. an abundance of natural resources from the western states 2. a growing supply of really cheap labor, especially from immigrants 3. expanding over seas markets 4. availability of capital for investment 5. expansion of the railroad 6. removal of the Indians for farming and mining 7. lots of innovation with technology...
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- Spring '08
- US History