Industrialism and Immigration Media

Industrialism Videos

Industrialization & Urbanization

Running Time:    32 min 4 sec
The steam engine, railroads and the rise of heavy industry gave birth to corporate America and extractive industries. The Homestead Act of 1862 mechanized farming, while the agricultural revolution further characterized a new far-reaching capitalism. Immigration to the United States continued to grow apace with the migration to the American West. Industrial cities rose across the United States during this era, and pollution becomes a social issue, giving birth to the conservation movement. Part of the United States History Video Collection, a comprehensive series that supplements textbooks for the entire American history curriculu

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