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American frontier life was often plagued by poverty and illness.
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The influx of Irish Immigrants contributed to America's tolerance of ethnic and religious pluralism.
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the principle of "general incorporation" permitted individual businesspeople to apply for limited-liability corporate charters from the state legislatures.
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The early industrial revolution greatly benefitted workers by opening up well-paying factory jobs.
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early labor unions made very slow progress, partly because the strike weapon was illegal and ineffective.
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The steel plow and mechanical reaper helped turn American farmers from subsistence farming to commercial, market-oriented agriculture.
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By 1840, overland highways had proved a more effective form of transportation than canals.
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The Erie Canal's great economic effect was to create strong east-west commercial and industrial links between the Northeast and the West (Midwest).
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The railroad gained immediate acceptance as a more efficient and flexible alternative to waterbound transportation.
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In the sectional division of labor that developed before the Civil War, the South generally provided raw materials to the Northeast in exchange for manufactured goods, transportation, and commercial services.
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the growth of a market economy providing more factory-made goods enabled middle class women to achieve greater economic independence by working outside the home.
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The principle of "general incorporation" permitted individual businesspeople to apply for limited-liability corporate charters from the state legislatures.
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The advances in manufacturing and trasportation increased the gap between rich and poor in America.
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American industrial cites were the sites of a slow but steady rise in wage rates for most workers.
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By the time of the Civil War, telegraph lines had been stretched across the Atlantic Ocean and the North American continent.
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The Second Great Awakening reversed the trends toward religious indifference and rationalism of the late eighteenth century.
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The religious revivals of the Second Great Awakening broke down regional, denominational, and social-class divisions in favor of a common Christianity.
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The Mormon chruch migrated to Utah to escape persecution and to establish its tightly organizated cooperative social order without interference.
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The common public schools aimed at the goal of educating all citizens for participation in democracy, without regard to wealth.
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Many early American reformers were middle-class idealists inspired by evangelical Protestantism who often failed to take account of the new forces of industrialization.
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The temperance movement turned from an attempt to prohibit all liquor by law to an emphasis on individual pledges of moderate consumption.
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the more radical early American feminists attacked the dominant nineteenth-century doctrine that women's place was in the home.
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most early American communal experiments involved attempts to create a perfect society based on brotherly love and communal ownership of property.
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Early American science was stronger in biology, botany, and geology than it was in basic theoretical science or medicine.
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The first American national literature written by Irving and Cooper did not appear in the immediate aftermath of the American Revolution.
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Although it rejected American materialism and emphasis on practical concerns, transcendentalism strongly reflected American individualism, love of liberty, and hostility to formal institutions and authority.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson taught the doctrinesof simple living and nonviolence, while his friend Henry David Thoreau emphasized self-improvement and the develpment of American scholarship.
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The works of Walt Whitman, such as Leaves of Grass, revealed his love of democracy, the frontier, and the common people.
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Most early American imaginative writers and historians came from the Midwest and the South.