The Rise of Industrial America

1876 - 1900

During the second half of the nineteenth century, the US experienced an unprecedented economic transformation and manufacturing boom. This was marked by the creation of a modern industrial economy, the expansion of corporate America, establishment of national labor unions, and the development of large-scale agriculture.
1876 1880 1900 American Indians confined toreservations American West expandswith Railroad extension 1882 ChineseExclusion Act 1892 Federal Government opensnew immigration processingcenter on Ellis Island 40% of townships lost population to the cities 1890 1894 Great Railroad Strike End of Era

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