In the decades following the Civil War, the United States grew and changed tremedously. Transportation became increasingly easier with the expansion of the railroad, steam-powered locomotives, electic trolley cars, and gasoline-powered automobiles. In the late 1800s, many people immigrated to the United States especially from from Germany, Ireland, and England. Inventions such as the electric light bulb made life easier. American moved westward and cities grew.
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