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The industrial revolution : the birth of modern America

Author: Emily Jankowski Mahoney
Publisher: New York : Lucent Press, [2018]
Series: American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the Industrial Revolution, millions of Americans moved from farms to cities in search of work in new factories. This shift from an agricultural society to an industrial society was monumental, shaping the United States into the nation it is today. Readers explore the driving forces behind the Industrial Revolution and lasting effects of this dramatic change through carefully chosen primary sources, sidebars  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
History
Juvenile works
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Jankowski Mahoney
ISBN: 9781534561335 1534561331
OCLC Number: 1001251106
Description: 104 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: a century of advancement --
The industrial revolution: setting the stage --
America's transformation --
The golden age of the industrial revolution --
Society and economy: changed by industry --
Inventions and innovations in the twentieth century --
Epilogue.
Series Title: American history.
Responsibility: Emily Mahoney.

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During the Industrial Revolution, millions of Americans moved from farms to cities in search of work in new factories. This shift from an agricultural society to an industrial society was monumental, shaping the United States into the nation it is today. Readers explore the driving forces behind the Industrial Revolution and lasting effects of this dramatic change through carefully chosen primary sources, sidebars that feature first-person accounts of this time period, and riveting main text filled with essential historical facts. With each turn of the page, readers will find themselves fully immersed in this seminal time period in American history. Black-and-White Photographs, Detailed Table of Contents, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Index, Maps, Primary Sources, Sidebars, Timelines, Websites.

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