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The Second Industrial Revolution affected the regions of the United States differently. Use this chart to compare the effects of the revolution on the North, South, West, and Midwest. In the chart, you will identify the political, social, economic, population, and transportation changes that the revolution brought to each region. Part 1 – Complete the following chart using information from the lesson.  Regions Chart

Category
North
South
West
Midwest
Political
Labor Union were formed and used strikes to get what they wanted with their jobs for the first time.  
 
  
 
 
 
 It was still hard for the African Americans to get what they wanted with the new laws that they had preventing them from being “free”.  
 
  
 
 
 
 There were problem between the immigrants working on the railroads and the white settlers causing the immigrants not to work and start riots.  
 
  
 
 
 
Reform movements and labor unions were starting in the big cities. Even the farmers were becoming politically active.  
 
  
 
 
 
Social
 As the economy was growing the social classes showed. The middle-class consisted of the working and they wanted better pay and safer working conditions.  
 
  
 
 
 
 Discrimination was still an issue in the South after the war. African Americans couldn’t enjoy the new sources of transportation because of the laws that prevented them from doing so.  
 
  
 
 
 
 The whites and the immigrants from China were not getting along because of the cultural differences between the two groups.  
 
  
 
 
 
 The Midwest had a lot of immigrants come to their cities and the differences between the social classes was causing friction between the two groups.  
 
  
 
 
 
Economic or Type of Economy
 The north was the leading production region. They were producing more than 85 percent of the products during this time period.  
 
  
 
 
 
 Slavery was ended after the war was over and that took away most of the...