After the Civil War, many Americans were ready to put the war behind them and embrace the new industrial revolution opportunities and the opportunity to Go West, often attributed, but not confirmed to be, a quote by Horace Greeley. Consider and answer this, aside from the expansion of industrial capitalism, what factors affected American development during this period? How important are those factors in comparison to capitalisms growth? Remember to bring in material from this weeks readings and media to support your argument.
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