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The industrial revolution

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The industrial revolution : the birth of modern America

Mahoney, Emily Jankowski, author.

New York : Lucent Press, [2018]

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During the Industrial Revolution, millions of Americans moved from farms to cities in search of work in new factories. This shift from an agricultural society to an industrial society was monumental, shaping the United States into the nation it is today. Readers explore the driving forces behind the Industrial Revolution and lasting effects of this dramatic change through carefully chosen primary sources, sidebars that feature first-person accounts of this time period, and riveting main text filled with essential historical facts. With each turn of the page, readers will find themselves fully immersed in this seminal time period in American history. Black-and-White Photographs, Detailed Table of Contents, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Index, Maps, Primary Sources, Sidebars, Timelines, Websites.


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