US 1876-1900

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Expansion of Industrial US 1876-1900

Expansion of Industrial US, 1876-1900

The assessments below focus on people and events in the United States during the last quarter of the nineteenth century, 1876-1900. During this period, the United States continued to expand westward, and U.S. industries grew exponentially. Additionally, the American population continued to expand with migrations from Europe and Asia. Source topics for this section include westward expansion, immigration, rise of large industries, confining of Native Americans to reservations, and the Spanish-American War.