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The industrial revolution in United States history

Author: Anita Louise McCormick
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, Inc., [2015]
Series: In United States history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book traces the evolution of modern conveniences, luxurious consumer goods, developing cities, and the problems of urban living. It describes how, in less than two hundred years, the United States changed from a rural, agricultural society into an industrial world power. Exploring the inventions, ideas, and innovators who helped bring the Industrial Revolution from its roots in Great Britain to America.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anita Louise McCormick
ISBN: 9780766061026 0766061027 0766061035 9780766061033
OCLC Number: 867716148
Description: 96 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: A century of progress --
The revolution begins --
Industry in America --
The factory system --
Roads, boats, and railroads --
New ways to communicate --
The age of big business --
Life in the late 1800s --
Into the twentieth century --
The industrial legacy --
Timeline --
Chapter notes --
Further reading --
Index.
Series Title: In United States history.
Responsibility: Anita Louise McCormick.

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This book traces the evolution of modern conveniences, luxurious consumer goods, developing cities, and the problems of urban living. It describes how, in less than two hundred years, the United States changed from a rural, agricultural society into an industrial world power. Exploring the inventions, ideas, and innovators who helped bring the Industrial Revolution from its roots in Great Britain to America.

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