US History Now
By: Michael Huzzey
Economic: At this time strikes began to break out in cites all over the U.S. The fact that this happend caused companys all over the U.S to loose money. The workers had to be very brave to stand up and strike for change to happen. I a'm very proud that they did what they did.
Social/Cultural: Also during this time many people began to fight for class equality. I am very proud that they did this.
Economic: Imigrants provided a great work force and helped to increas the amount of work in the U.S.
Social/ Cultural: I find it imbarising that the old imigants and original U.S. sitizens treated new imigrants so poorly.
Economic: With the expansion of its borders the U.S. was capible of new trade with forein countrys.
Social/ Cultural: America spain out of the caribian during the spanish-american war. america did this to protect its borders and to help cuba gain independence.I beleav these actions were nesisary.
Economic: During WWI the U.S. mass prodused many wepons and other things to aid in the war cause. One of the main things they helped to produce were war ships.
Social/ Cultural: Unarmed U.S. ships were sunk as a result of the war. this killed 36 inocent people. This caused tention between the U.S. and Germany.
Economic: Fires caused by the lack of water in the cites due to the large population, Caused damage that cost millions of dollars of damage.
Social/ Cultural: With so many people moving to the cites, overpopulation became a big problem. People were ether forced to live on the outscerts where transportation was a problem, or be cramped in a small appartment with up to 12 people.
Economic: The U.S. made lots of money during this time by trading it's new found products with other countries.
Social/ Cultural: During the industrial era new jobs for all kinds of people became available. These jobs included mining for iron, working at steel mills, and building the railroads.