Why did the development of states on the American continent take such different paths?

The development of the United States of America immediately followed the industrial path, and from the Latin American countries, industry from the very beginning of independence developed at a fairly rapid pace only in Chile, because of the country’s very necessary natural resources at that time.
Latin American countries remained underdeveloped and dependent on foreign – British and American – capital. The development of the United States went much faster and in the direction of the industrialization of the economy, and not in an extensive way.

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