What were the consequences of the Industrial Revolution in the u.s?
Some of the consequences were child labor and crowding in cities. There was a high demand for factory workers, so many immigrants and children worked in factories to make money. The Industrial Revolution also moved many families from the country to cities to work in factories.
How did the Industrial Revolution help to make the us more economically independent in the early 1800s?
There were several positive and negative consequences of the Industrial Revolution. As far as positive outcomes, the industrial revolution paved the way for modern industry, and allowed inventors to use new technologies to create products. On the downside, the early factories badly polluted the air, and often required workers to do their jobs in horrible safety conditions.