The West Virginia. Cyclopedia
Throughout the 19th Century, many changes were rapidly taking place throughout the United States and the so called "civilized world" due to the Industrial Revolution. Although much of West Virginia remained isolated and sparsely populated, the increased use of machines and machinery and the application of science was commonplace in the cities and populated areas of the state. The birth of the labor movement in the U.S. occurred during the Industrial Period, as trade unions and labor organizations sought improved working conditions for workers.
Pages in category "Industrial Revolution"
The following 9 pages are in this category, out of 9 total.