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Response to the Industrial Revolution The end of the nineteenth century brought about a huge change in the way the United States worked as a nation making the United States the worlds most productive nation The nation as a whole was advancing rapidly and new inventions were bringing about new ways of life There was a rise in big businesses and financial companies which were looking to expand as much as possible Technology was advancing rapidly and new inventions were being used to further our expansion Thomas Edison after inventing the phonograph through long work was able to invent a light bulb that would last for a long time thus changing the world so that now large buildings and Wall Street could now be lighted up with electric J P Morgan was one of the earliest to use this invention buy lighting up his house and bank with the new technology By 1888 Edison formed the Edison General Electric Company Another breakthrough invention was the electric streetcars Replacing the slow moving horse-drawn wagons the streetcars were quickly moving citizens to destinations and ran off of electric wires that hung above By 1900 there were about 15000 miles of electric streetcar lines in American cities The electric streetcars were helping the workingman who had to travel long distances to better getting to work on time It was connecting cities and bringing in new residents looking for homes The invention of motion pictures was helped by the invention of the electric light and photography This new form of entertainment astonished people as they were able to watch a story be told on a screen in front of them although it was silent Another form of entertainment that caught a lot of attention was baseball Although played in the 1840s it wasnt until the civil war when it began to pick up more interest Teams of soldiers spread the interest of the game which lead to the
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