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Mikey cotelesa taylor frombach adrianna duranti austin pitt bryan willcox and mark mehok

Mikey Cotelesa, Taylor Frombach, Adrianna Duranti, Austin Pitt, Bryan Willcox, and Mark Mehok

(Cotton Gin)

Early Industrialization


Industrial revolution

Industrial Revolution

  • Major turning point in American History

  • Changed almost every aspect of life

  • 1750-1850

  • Steam power was introduced during this period of time


Industrial revolution cont

Industrial Revolution(cont.)

  • Agriculture, manufacturing, mining, transportation and technology were the main industries

  • Samuel Slater is considered the father of the American Industrial Revolution


Cotton gin

Cotton Gin

  • Was developed by Eli Whitney

  • Turning Point in the economic history of the U.S

  • Used by cotton farmers in the south

  • Was considered the future of the Southern farmers at the time

  • Cotton was the major product in the south so this was one of the revolutionary inventions of the South


Expansion of agriculture west

Expansion of Agriculture- West

  • Fertile land and soil

  • Was for some people a new start in life

  • People farmed cattle and cows

  • Some people were prospectors in search of gold


Expansion of agriculture south

Expansion of Agriculture- South

  • Made cotton and tobacco

  • Used slaves

  • Civil war made profit on crops drop dramatically


Advances in transportation

Advances in Transportation

  • In 1811 the first road was built. Now that road is called Route 40

  • Karl Benz invented the first automobile in 1886

  • Steamboats were a huge revolution in the way that American’s traded goods and received goods

  • The first steamboat in was successfully built by John Fitch in 1787


C anals and railroads

Canals and Railroads

  • Canals were designed for the use of steamboats

  • They were used for travel and transportation of goods

  • Railroads revolutionized travel at the time

  • It was used to transport goods

  • Many slaves and workers died laying railroad tracks


Telegraph

Telegraph

  • The telegraph at the time was the major revolution of communication

  • It was used with code through telegraph wires throughout the U.S

  • Samuel Morse, the inventor of Morse code invented the telegraph language, Morse code

  • These would be instrumental in the Civil War


Immigration

Immigration

  • During the Industrial Revolution many immigrants wanted to live the “American Dream” and come to America

  • There were so many immigrants coming from major port cities such as New York and San Francisco

  • The main races were Chinese, Irish and other Europeans


Famine in ireland

Famine in Ireland

  • In the 1800’s there was a great famine called the “Potato Famine”

  • This forced many Irish people to move to the east coast of the U.S

  • Duffy’s Cut is a famous historical site where many Irish immigrants were killed laying railroad tracks


Political unrest in germany

Political Unrest in Germany

  • In the middle half of the nineteenth century almost half of Ireland and Germany immigrated to the U.S

  • There was severe unemployment, much unrest in the Government and inconceivable hardships at home


Recruiting the chinese

Recruiting the Chinese

  • During the Industrial Revolution many Chinese immigrants came to America for the California Gold Rush

  • They were enlisted into laying railroad tracks

  • Although there was a large scale immigration the population decreased over time


Reaction of nativists

Reaction of Nativists

  • Some people to the were happy about the Mass Migration to the U.S while some were not

  • Most people were unhappy about the Chinese immigration

  • There was now competition for their work but they were doing the hard labor work for minimum wage and maximum hours


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