America Enters the Industrial Revolution by Susan Hamen

By Susan Hamen

As new clinical discoveries ended in more advantageous know-how, the United States swiftly turned a latest, industrialized state. discover why half all business staff in this time have been youngsters ten years outdated and more youthful who did not attend institution. How did this alteration? via maps, charts, and timelines scholars will observe how enormously lifestyles has replaced because the early 1800s. This name will enable scholars to quote textual facts to aid research of what the textual content says explicitly in addition to inferences drawn from the textual content.

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C. Once telegraph lines connected the coasts in the 1860s, news could travel even faster. Telegraph lines connected the coasts by the 1860s, allowing messages to be quickly sent across the country. Samuel Morse received a patent for his invention of the telegraph in 1847. Samuel Morse (1791–1872) 28 Alexander Graham Bell (1847–1922) In 1876, at the age of 29, Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone. In 1876 Alexander Graham Bell forever changed communication with the invention of the telephone.

Why did workers go on strike? 5. How was farming impacted by the Industrial Revolution? Extension Activity After reading this book and learning about the Industrial Revolution, imagine yourself as a reporter in that time period. Write a newspaper column about one of the major inventions or events. As new scientific discoveries led to improved technology, America rapidly became a modern, industrialized nation. Find out why half of all industrial workers during this time were children ten years old and younger who didn’t attend school.

Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) Andrew Carnegie is remembered today for donating money to libraries. “God gave me my money. I believe the power to make money is a gift from God... to be developed and used to the best of our ability for the good of mankind. Having been endowed with the gift I possess, I believe it is my duty to make money and Workers formed labor still more money and to use the money unions. ” workdays. These laborers —John D. Rockefeller refused to work until they were treated more fairly.

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