The Industrial Revolution

1090 WordsNov 24, 20145 Pages
Short Term Misery… Long Term Gain There are two major industrializations that have occurred through out history, both which began in England. The Industrial Revolution was from 1750 until 1800. The first and second industrialization were filled with many inventions, new societal ideas, new raw materials, new sources of power, also new ideas and societal implements were made enabling the world and society to evolve. Overall these industrialization was filled with death, neglect, and disease but ended up changing the world forever with creating a new economic life, altered social relations, and a change in power; therefore one is able to agree that “Short term misery, long term gain” would be an adequate representation to this time period. The Industrial Revolution first began with the textile industry and its continuous growth economically and socially. The industrial revolution began in England due to its harbors, mercantilism, and the smallness of the country, and the great transportation infrastructure. England also had a higher standard of living, a large population growth, and the political atmosphere was much more stable. The social atmosphere of England included the ending of feudalism, a small standing army, more established businesses, and more schools. The industrial revolution affected the different levels of society in many ways, especially depending on the amount of money one had. Also, the roles of women and children were completely changed in order for them

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