History: US History
1. The industrial revolution was not political but economical, which lead to technological growth, cultural and socioeconomic problems. Socially, it led to overcrowding of cities and desertion of families. It also saw the increase in luxuries in citizen’s lives, leading to the depletion of cultural practices and decrease in morality standards. The revolution encouraged imperialism and colonialism, with the growth of communism and socialism. It further created independent and specialized economic life, with growth of joint-stock corporations and companies.
2. In the 1800 through to 1920s, United States was a young nation experimenting on new republican government. The revolutions lead to its rapid growth and advancement in industrialization and technology. Increased electrification and running tap water became common, leading to mass manufacturing processes of goods. However, these developments did not benefit everyone. Children, Men, and women labored for long hours in factories with unsafe working conditions to meet the American quest for easy and cheap, mass-production of goods.
3. Women’s lives were tremendously changed by the World War II. Like in most wars, women found their duties, responsibilities, roles, and opportunities expanded. With a decline of men in the workforce, women had to fill in for their jobs. This made the women and family to be viewed as the integral part of the society and development.
4. Germany and Italy were both victims of social and economic constrains, which contributed solely by World War I. Both Adolph Hitler and Benito Mussolini took this opportunity to a rise in power through exploiting the people’s support and opinions.
5. The New Deal programs lead to the Great Depression. The depressions lead to the focusing of Americans to major recovery, relief, and reform. It has set a legacy of annual reforms to help prevent the re-occurrence of the same.
6. The Scopes Trial was a landmark legal case in American in 1925 in, which a biology teacher, (John Scopes), was accused for having violated Tennessee’s Butler Act, which made teaching evolution unlawful. The Scopes trial drew two conclusions that affected the American history, it concluded that legislatures are not to restrain from the freedom of scientific inquiry, and the society is to respect academic freedom. The Scope trial gave rise to major scientific revolutions and developments in American history.