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The Good old Days 1880-1889 by Jack, Robert, Matt

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Transcript of The Good old Days 1880-1889 by Jack, Robert, Matt

By: Jack Atteridg,Matt Paluch,Robert Gentles How was the economy around 1880-1889 1880-1885 1886-1889 bibliography The good ol' days
1880-1889 By 1900 the industrial revolution had changed the entire worlds economy. One of the main improvements to the economy was the newly made nation-wide railroad system which changed the entire transportation network. The railroads allowed quick and useful transportation of finished products to markets quickly. Another huge increase in the economy was the huge increase of immigration with the 789,000 immigrants coming a year to work in factories, mines, and businesses created by the new booming economy. The beginning of workers rights was coming into play as well with the American Federation Of Labor which made more and more people wanting to work. In general the economy was booming due to major advances to technology and transportation. https://www.google.com/search?q=coca+cola+started&um=1&hl=en&biw=1366&bih=646&ie=UTF-8&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=UROLUbKkN4XMyQGn3oCYAQ#um=1&hl=en&tbm=isch&q=yorktown+battlefield&revid=800894463&sa=X&ei=yxOLUZ3QD6S7ywH5voG4Dw&ved=0CIEBEIMW&bav=on.2,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.46226182,d.aWc&fp=9d87476c0abff174&biw=1366&bih=646&imgrc=6LBZaWL9tehnzM%3A%3BShlUC7jwy0tsqM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.britishbattles.com%252Fimages%252Fyorktown%252Fyorktown.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.britishbattles.com%252Fbattle-yorktown.htm%3B460%3B331 https://www.google.com/search?q=coca+cola+started&um=1&hl=en&biw=1366&bih=646&ie=UTF-8&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=UROLUbKkN4XMyQGn3oCYAQ#um=1&hl=en&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=coca+cola+started&oq=coca+cola+started&gs_l=img.3..0j0i24l2.1785.5892.5.6368.,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.46226182,d.aWc&fp=9d87476c0abff174&biw=1366&bih=646&imgrc=wNa03BAYcPsV6M%3A%3Bs63GM58dK1nA2M%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Ftherecycletimes.com%252Fwp-content%252Fuploads%252F2010%252F12%252FCoca-cola.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Ftherecycletimes.com%252Fcategory%252Fsolar-power%252Fpage%252F8%252F%3B386%3B386 https://www.google.com/search?q=coca+cola+started&um=1&hl=en&biw=1366&bih=646&ie=UTF-8&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=UROLUbKkN4XMyQGn3oCYAQ#um=1&hl=en&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=1880-1889&oq=1880-1889&gs_l=img.3...123561.133746.7.134322.,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.46226182,d.aWc&fp=9d87476c0abff174&biw=1366&bih=646&imgrc=ha9TJXFhvOMaCM%3A%3BDPAXxXziCPJuJM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Farchives.library.oregonstate.edu%252Fchronology%252Fimages%252F1880%252F1880-1889.gif%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Farchives.library.oregonstate.edu%252Fchronology%252Fchron_1880.html%3B391%3B51 Science and technology was also a huge step forward during this time. One of the major inventions was the invention of the light bulb by Thomas Edison in 1882. Think about where we would be today if this invention didn't take place. Another astonishing invention was the Brooklyn bridge which is still the longest suspension bridge in the world. The bridge allows transportation between New York City and Brooklyn and without it New York wouldn't be what it is today. Another very important creation was the beginning of our four times zones which the country was broken into. It was made for the 87,000 miles of rail. Besides all the advancements in technology and science there were many social movements taking place at this time especially with women. Women wanted to take roles outside the house and began pursuing jobs in teaching and politics for the first times. People were fighting for there rights constantly because they knew what was right 1880-1885 saw lots of technical growth including the first phone company and the start of the red cross in 1881. Also the first U.S president shot and killed in 1881. Also the famous western shootout at the O.K corral. Lots of oil rigs are built and many mines. Many national parks are started at this time. The american family and the government At this time the American family was very focused on getting a job mainly for the male in the family but also the women and trying to earn a solid living with the booming job market and rising economy with many jobs opening because of tons of immigration. The government noticed the booming economy and the insanely large immigration numbers and began trying to provide as many jobs as possible.
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