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How did advancements in science and technology play an important role in the average American's life at the end of the 19th century?

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This solution discusses how advancements in science and technology played a role in the life of the average American around the end of the 19th century.

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Science and technology completely changed the landscape of the US. The biggest example would be the transcontinental railroad. Completed in 1869, it could be compared to the Internet of our time. Almost every industry relied on the railroad. Most Americans lived within earshot of a track. Other advancements in the last half of the 19th century were dependent on the railroad. The steel industry was changed by the Bessemer process, which involved ...

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