America the Great 1880-1920
by grant molander
Workers who previously could clean only one pound of cotton by hand per day now clean as much as fifty pounds per day. The cotton gin was a very useful tool.
Manifest Destiny is a big part for industrialization because its the point where settlers move from the east to the west for expanison.
Sentiment housing was being put in cities for the immigrates to live.
During the 1870's almost all the immigrants came from Europe crossing either the Atlantic Ocean or Pacific Ocean.
Technological boom in the 19th century contributed to the growing industrial strength of the U.S.
Americanization movement was designed to assimilate people of wide-ranging cultures.
As moral reformers sought to change individual behavior, a severe economic panic in 1893 promoted some Americans to question the capitalists economic system.
Prohibition was a big thing during the progressive movement by one such thing as alcholic beverages.
Advances in technology enabled American farms and factories to produce far more than American citizens could consume.
Cultural factors also were used to justify imperialism. Some Americans combined the philosophy of Social Darwinism and Anglo-Saxons.
World War I
The heavy reparations, combined with the devastated economic infastructure throughout Germany and political tension under the Weimer Republic, led to a economic depression.
Generally the war brought an increase in progressive thinking. In many parts of the world, opportunities for lower and middle class people improved, while members of the aristrocracy sometimes found their power waning.