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Industrial Supremacy
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Steel and stockyards exemplify the mighty engine of industrialism that thunders forward at the end of the 19th century -- directed and powered by Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift  and the countless workers on the packing house and factory floor.
Key Events

Events related to the industrial growth of the United States following the Civil War.


Maps

The U.S. rail network, around 1880.


Transcript

The full transcript and video.


Webography

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Inventions in the late nineteenth century marked the beginning of rapid and all-encompassing changes in communications, transportation, and in the daily work and home lives of Americans.

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