HIS 105 Assignment 1.2 – Impact of Industrialization After the Civil War on American Society
Industrialization After the Civil War Final Paper
After the Civil War, the United States became a much more industrialized society. Between 1865 and 1920, industrialization improved American life in many ways. However, industrialization also created problems for American society. Consider events that took place after the Civil War and discuss ways that industrialization affected the U.S. between 1865 and 1920.
You have already developed a thesis statement and developed an outline in which you identify three main points relevant to your topic. Now you will develop the final paper in which you explore your main points in detail.
Write a three to five(3-5) page paper in which you:
Introduce your paper with your previously crafted thesis statement.
Identify three (3) major aspects of industrialization during 1865 and 1920 that influenced U.S. society, economy, and politics. Consider issues such as geography, entrepreneurship, legislative representation, etc. Explain your responses with specific examples and details.
Identify three (3) specific groups that were affected by industrialization and provide two examples for each group describing how the group was affected. (Consider issues such as race, ethnicity, gender, child labor, etc.)
Summarize how industrialization affected the life of the average working American during this period. Use specific examples and details.
Use at least three (3) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources.
United States economy was caught in changeover on the eve of the Civil War time. In this period industrial growth and development transformed the United States society. Mainly it produced a successful or prosperous middle class and a new class of rich and wealthy industrialist. Also it produced an expanded blue collar working class. The working class and labor force that made the US industrialization possible was made up of great number of newly arrived migrant from rural areas (Brian Holden Reid, 1999). United States society became more different than ever before. In this research paper I will describe how the Industrial Revolution great impact on United States and also find out it is a great revolving point in the history of mankind (Brian Holden Reid, 1999).