Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 9th
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Enumerate the causes for the Second Industrialization in the USA. - Social Science

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Enumerate the causes for the Second Industrialization in the USA.

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  1. A shift from manual labour-based to more technical and machine-based manufacturing industry marked the Industrial Revolution in the United States.
  2. Samuel Slater, a citizen of England, was a well experienced person to operate a mill.
  3. On learning that Americans were interested in the new techniques, Slater departed for New York in 1789 illegally.
  4. He offered his services to Moses Brown, a leading Rhode Island industrialist.
  5. The mill became operational in 1793, being the first water-powered roller spinning textile mill in America.
  6. By 1800, Slater’s mill had been duplicated by many other entrepreneurs.
  7. Andrew Jackson, the U.S. President hailed Slater as “Father of the American Industrial Revolution.”
  8. The United States in the nineteenth century began to show technological innovation.
  9. After the Civil War, industrialisation went on at a frantic pace.
  10. The Industrial Revolution quickened the process of the transition of the United States from a rural to an urban society.
Concept: Second Industrial Revolution in United States of America
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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi Class 9th Social Science Answers Guide
Chapter 1.1 Industrial Revolution
Exercise | Q VI. 1 | Page 140
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