The lives of pilgrims that came over on the mayflower seeking religious freedom

The lives of pilgrims that came over on the mayflower seeking religious freedom, are very different then the lives that people live today in America. From 1776 to 1870 the USA went through a lot of significant changes. The economy or the way people made money changed drastically during this time period.
1793, The cotton gin changed the south’s economy
European immigrant workers coming to the North turned them into a more industrialized factory based land. (Fully seven-eighths of foreign immigrants settled in free states. As a consequence, the population of the states that stayed in the Union was approximately 23 million as compared to a population of 9 million in the states of the Confederacy)
Sharecropping share-tenancy and tenant farming: