Why did US business and industry grow?

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  • Why did US business and industry grow?
    • WORKFORCE
  • WORKFORCE
  • Immigration.
    • Highly skilled workers came from industrialised countries such as Britain and Germany.
      • Immigration.
      • Growing number of industrial workers, trebelled from 1860 to over 3 million by 1900.
        • Made possible for the rapid expansion of Industry.
          • Highly skilled workers came from industrialised countries such as Britain and Germany.
        • Invention of production line meant workers didn't have to be skilled, and could be hired for cheap labour.
          • This sort of mass production made items more affordable, supply and demand both increased, making businesses grow.
        • Revolution in shipping, coal-fired steamships.
          • All faster, stimulating industries of the US.
          • TRANSPORT
            • Why did US business and industry grow?
          • Cornelius Vanderbilt.
            • Railway companies became huge employers.

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