U.S. economic history

Timeline created by makenagruden
In History
  • The Industrial Revolution

    The Industrial Revolution
    The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes. It was dirty, crowded, and overrun, which then led to diseases.
  • Globalization

    Globalization helped shape people into learning about other cultures.
  • Free International Trade

     Free International Trade
    Tariifs got placed on taxes from imports. Consumers ''buy America" but government spends more money.
  • Early America:Traditional Economy

    Early America:Traditional Economy
    The traditional economy had liitle government involvement, lived in rural areas, and they were self-sufficient farmers.
  • Progressive Movement

    Progressive Movement
    It began as a social movement and then grew into a political movement. This also helped create the child labor. The Wagner Act guarentees all workers the right to form a union. The Taft- Harley Act can delay a strike for 80 days. It will then threaten national security.
  • Rise of the Labor Movement

    Rise of the Labor Movement
    Helped to create labor unions and employees were given the same contract.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    The US enters economic depression.
  • Fight against the Labor Movement

    Fight against the Labor Movement
    If contract fails, boss can lockout employees. The bosses shut down factories, until workers agree to their demands. Bosses blacklist those involved with the union.