Cotton played an important role in georgia's entry into the war, its wartime experience, and its postwar efforts to rebuild without the south's obsession with cotton, it is hard to imagine that the civil war would have occurred at all. Following the civil war, the era of reconstruction was a difficult time for southerners their land was destroyed, their political institutions were overrun by outsiders, the economy was in. The civil war was fought for many reasons, not solely or even primarily because of the growing importance of cotton on southern farms moving away from economic differences and cotton as simplistic causes leads to a more complex and far more interesting story. The history of cotton can be traced to domestication cotton played an important role in the history of india , the british empire , and the united states , and continues to be an important crop and commodity. Had nothing after the end of the civil war no job, no home, no education freedmen's bureau the us federal government agency in the south that provided support for former slaves including hospitals, schools, and teacher training.
Industrialization after the civil war 0 assignment 12: research paper industrialization after the civil war christina epps history 105 professor tracey m biagas 02/05/2014 industrialization after the civil war 1 industrialization after the civil war introduction this paper discusses the effects the industrial revolution had on the economy, politics, and society. Many were civil war veterans, while some were immigrants direct from europe in the south, cattle raising and care of livestock was an occupation often designated to slaves after the war, many young african-american men drifted west and used their knowledge of animal husbandry to get hired on as cowboys. After the civil war, former slaves continued to record their experiences under slavery, partly to ensure that the newly-united nation did not forget what had threatened its existence, and partly to affirm the dedication of the ex-slave population to social and economic progress. Agriculture during the civil war the civil war's outcome could have gone either way, on one hand you have the north, which had the industrial advantage, and the south on the other who had a home field advantage and better generals too.
Industrialization after the civil war was a period where industrial city were being built, there were jobs for people and the political aspect was having corruption in this paper the main points in this paper discussed the major aspects of the industrialization revolution, such as groups that were. The civil war time period, as well as that of reconstruction, was filled with political changes in the united states the war had aroused the democratic spirit of the nation, and had so aroused a good deal of legislation to improve the equality of all people. The national archives holds rich collections of records on nineteenth-century southern african american women two of the most important collections for the study of formerly enslaved african american women are the civil war soldiers pension files and the freedmen's bureau records these sources. After the civil war (1861-65) cotton continued to be the main crop in many parts of georgia in 1870 more than 725,000 bales of cotton were produced in 1870 more than 725,000 bales of cotton were produced. Introduction the most difficult task confronting many southerners during reconstruction was devising a new system of labor to replace the shattered world of slavery the economic lives of planters, former slaves, and nonslaveholding whites, were transformed after the civil war.
Agriculture and machines after the civil war, there was a large demand for agricultural machines things like seeders, combines, binders, reapers, and rotary plows were in demand. The american civil war: an environmental view farm land, virginia, 1939 still, the southern forests remained so vast thirty years after the civil war that the well-organized and technologically proficient us timber industry turned to the southeast during the 1890s. The civil war affected industrialization by increasing coal-mining and production of war supplies the union blockade limited industrialization in the south during the civil war.
The industrialization after the civil war had affected american in different ways industrialization influenced the us society by the number of employed children under the age of 15 were increasing when children were suppose to be getting an education but instead are working underage. Textiles and steel = two industries that grew in the south after the civil war agriculture = the primary source of employment (1890, 70% of the people) the transportation factor railroads important for the former slaves = basic reading, writing and arithmetic would not help most of them find work. A high demand for cotton during world war i stimulated production, but a drop in prices after the war led many tenants and sharecroppers to abandon farming altogether and move to the cities for better job opportunities. Introduction reconstruction, one of the most turbulent and controversial eras in american history, began during the civil war and ended in 1877 it witnessed america's first experiment in interracial democracy. Apush 17-19 study play an important factor in tranforming the nature of american agriculture after the civil war was increasing utilization of machinery in general, american agriculture in the second half of the nineteenth century became more dependent on market forces.
[adapted from “a turn of the crank started the civil war” by robert o woods, asme fellow, for mechanical engineering, september 2009] only after comparing the economy of the american south before and after the introduction of the gin can we appreciate its historic impact. The most important inventions of the industrial revolution african american history an introduction to american history american history is all around us, but it's easy to forget the people, events, and philosophies that brought us to where we are now the crittenden compromise to prevent the civil war article history of newspapers. The rebuilding of the south after the civil war is called the reconstruction the reconstruction lasted from 1865 to 1877 the purpose of the reconstruction was to help the south become a part of the union again. Southern agriculture after civil war possible explanations flawed institutions market based tenure arrangements especially share cropping credit monopoly government imposed disenfranchisement segregation of public facilities and schools limits to mobility of labor market based institutions why would southerners deliberately adopt a set of institutions that made both whites and blacks worse off.
Published: mon, 5 dec 2016 this paper studies the causes of the american civil war there were many other factors that played an important role in the civil war but most historians still feel that slavery was the main cause of the war although there were complex and difficult political and economic factors. A great civil war, russel f wiegley, indiana university press, 2004, 648 pagesthis is a superb account of the civil war years weigley has produced a book that combines a good understanding of the military aspects of the war with a clear grasp of the wider issues at stakesee more. Sharecropping after the civil war, former slaves sought jobs, and planters sought laborers the absence of cash or an independent credit system led to the creation of sharecropping. The civil war, for all its vast changes—the conquest of the confederacy, the end of slavery, the creation of a federal government, the so-called yankee leviathan of the size and power never before witnessed in this country—had only created the conditions for the revolution.