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U.S. Industrial Revolution . Factors that led to Industrial Revolution Wealth of natural resources Invention and technological innovation Government support for business Increased immigration for cheap labor New methods of transportation. U.S. Industrial Revolution .

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u s industrial revolution
U.S. Industrial Revolution
  • Factors that led to Industrial Revolution
    • Wealth of natural resources
    • Invention and technological innovation
    • Government support for business
    • Increased immigration for cheap labor
    • New methods of transportation
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U.S. Industrial Revolution
  • Effects of the Industrial Revolution
    • Economic power increase in world market
    • Growth of large corporations
    • New, abundant manufactured goods
    • Poor working conditions
    • Increased labor activism
    • Link in regional economies
    • Labor regulations
oil boom 1859
Oil Boom 1859
  • Edwin Drake- 1st to use steam engine to drill for oil
steel 1850
Steel 1850
  • Bessemer process- injected air into hot iron to remove carbon
    • Steel- lighter, stronger, didn’t rust
new uses for steel
New uses for steel

Farm implements

Barbed Wire

Bridges

Skyscrapers

inventions
Inventions

Airplane

Telephone

Telegraph

Combustion Engine

Radio

Phonograph

Motion Picture Camera

Light Bulb

Sewing Machine

Reaper