A new era of mass production arose in the United States because of technological innovations, a favorable patent system, new forms of factory organization, an abundant supply of natural resources, and foreign investment. The labor force came from millions of immigrants from around the world seeking a better way of life, and aided a society that need to mass produce consumer goods. The changes brought about by industrialization and immigration gave rise to the labor movement and the emergence of women’s organizations advocating industrial reforms.
Some of the inventions during the age of Industrialization are…
* In 1775 James Watt invented the first reliable Steam Engine.
*In 1793 Eli Whitney invented the Cotton Gin.
* In 1807 Robert Fulton invented the regular steamboat.
*1In 1836 Samuel F. B. Morse invented the Telegraph.
*In 1844 Elias Owe invented the sewing machine.
*In 1876 Alexander Graham Bell invented the Telephone.
*In 1879 Thomas Edison invented the light bulb.