Laws were passed to improve working conditions.
The vote was extended to working men.
Laws finally passed that limited the work day to ten hours.
Child labor laws were being considered.
Free public education was beginning to be offered.
The standard of living improved.
Workers got better wages.
Availability of cheaper products provided more and varied items.
The gap between the rich and poor was somewhat offset by these factors.
The first part of the Industrial Revolution ends at this point.
Manufacturing increased in the North.
The end of this conflict brought the second part of the Industrial Revolution.