How did the War of 1812 cause Industrialization? When the British interfered with American trade, the Americans had to create their own factories instead of relying on Europe.
How did Industrialization lead to Urbanization? People started to move close to their factory jobs. This movement led to bigger cities. Urbanization is an effect of Industrialization.
How did Industrialization lead to Pollution? Early factories polluted a lot. Cities in the 1800s were incredibly polluted. Living conditions were usually very bad.
How did Industrialization lead to Immigration? Workers from all over the world, but mostly Ireland, China, and Japan came to America looking for work/opportunity. America became a mix of many cultures.
How did Industrialization lead to Consumerism (Shopping)? Machines make things faster and cheaper. Steamboats, trains, and canals mean they are moved faster and cheaper. People can now buy more.
How did Industrialization affect the North? Cities grew in the North much more than in the South. The Industrial Revolution and the revolutions in transportation and communication had the greatest impact on the North.
How did Industrialization affect the South? The Southern Economy was dependent on slavery. Cotton in particular made the South a lot of money. Smaller cities, people lived far a part on farms and plantations.
How did Industrialization affect the West? The west was getting populated at a very fast pace. Ranching and farming were key businesses in the west. The railroad connected the west to the rest of the country.