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How did the Industrial Revolution impacted the environment and the way that humans use natural resources?

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During the 20th century, new business infrastructures, as well as the development of global markets were created. One of the countries that most benefited from the phenomenon was the United States of America. The start of the corporation marked the advent of American dominance in the world's economic sphere. The United States was able to accumulate capital and thus, became the first nation to embark into the second industrial revolution of technology. American ambition and ability to pump money and capital into research and development, of new technologies was the soul purpose in creation of the second wave of the Industrial Revolution, that was only made possible by exploiting natural resources; agriculture, land, coal, iron, ore (just to name the few). The use of natural resources only became more prominent as the technological advancements evolved, and the ...

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How did the Industrial Revolution impacted the environment and the way that humans use natural resources?

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