Rise in Population

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Rise in Population

The Industrial Revolution in America saw a big rise in the population.  This population boom can be attributed to a number of things.  First of all, advances in industry meant that there was more food being produced and sanitation for things like water was better.  Medical technology was also improving and there were more vaccines and drugs to treat illness.  This all meant that people were living longer than they had before and children were surviving past the age of five.  Diseases that were once deadly to young children were now easily treated and cured by modern medicine.  The lifespan of people also increased, so people weren't dying as fast.  This meant more and more people everywhere.