American History since 1865
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AH Notes 115 Industrialization and Labor Alexis Muscle Energy When we needed something done we used muscle energy industrialization fundamentally I the change from using muscle energy to nonmuscle enerov solar power wind energy water energy Industrialization They controlled their own work their own farms selfsufficient went from small work to large factories and larger wages Strati cation Wide difference between the rich and the poor large wage diff Industrialization goes from everyone in the middle to super rich and poor people De Tocqueville French Scholar Visited US in 1831 Wrote Democracy in America 1835 Amazed at the lack of social strati cation Specifically about WHITE Americans the people he considers to be citizens Changes in RurallUrban Population Mechanization Industrialization increases machinery Elevators Invented 1850 by Henry Waterman NY Improved models increase safety 187039s are when the elevators were really used put into large scale productions 188039s skyscrapers are appearing Pre elevator bottom floor is penthouse post elevator top floor is penthouse From one hundred to thousands of people living on a block Railroads Develops in the early 18105 1830 23 miles vs 1880 200000miles Mostly found In the East and the North US has the most railroads Largest user of steel largest consumer of coal largest employer largest transportation system US Grant President 18681877 VP son personal secretary sec of war sec of treasury all investigated for corruption Aka his entire cabinet I under corruption charges The Robber Barons Jim Fisk ampJay Gould amp Andrew Carnegie amp John Rockefeller In the railroad industry in America in the 18905 Avg 2000 worker deaths a year Conspicuous Consumption 4000 millionaires by 1892
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