The Union’s industrial and economic capacity soared during the war as the North continued its rapid industrialization. . . . Nearly every sector of the Union economy witnessed increased production.-Industry and Economy during the Civil War, National Park Service How did the change described in this excerpt affect the United States following the Civil War?

(A) The government became less likely to impose tariffs.

(B) The government began to restrict immigration.

(C) The United States became less dependent on imports for food.

(D) ** The United States began to emerge as a world power.


Concept note-1: -U.S. victory in the war produced a peace treaty that compelled the Spanish to relinquish claims on Cuba, and to cede sovereignty over Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines to the United States. The United States also annexed the independent state of Hawaii during the conflict.

Concept note-2: -How did the Spanish American War make the United States a world power? The US victory in the Spanish American War resulted in the Us gaining possession and/or control of many new territories. These and other territorial gains resulted in the creation of a new far flung empire.

Concept note-3: -Representatives of Spain and the United States signed a peace treaty in Paris on December 10, 1898, which established the independence of Cuba, ceded Puerto Rico and Guam to the United States, and allowed the victorious power to purchase the Philippines Islands from Spain for $20 million.

Concept note-4: -The United States had millions of dollars invested in businesses in Cuba and there were many U.S. citizens in residence there. The U.S. also traded goods with Cuba. In 1898, the United States assisted in war to protect its citizens and businesses in Cuba.