Social Class in America | A History from 1865 to the Present
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GNP increased by 600% between 1865 and 1900. Thepopulation of the country doubled, a sign of healthy, vibranteconomy. We went from 35,000 of rails to over 160,000 miles—morethan all of Europe combined. There was tremendous growth in oil,coal, steel—just about everything associated with industrialization.
18. Life in Industrial America | The American Yawp
The would never be the landof open range and long trail drives, but the development of scientific cattlebreeding had arrived by 1900. Prior to experimentation, ninety per cent of 's herds wereill-fed, unattended beef herds. The resultant beef products were mainly forlocal consumption. Natal hay from and the introductionof foreign livestock like the Indian Brahman began to change the cattleindustry.