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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.


The U.S. rail network, around 1880.


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Links to sites with primary and secondary source materials related to the topics of this program.

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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