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The Industrial Revolution Was a Time of New Methods of Work, Invention, Products, and Jobs As Well As Poorer Conditions

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The Industrial Revolution began in late 1700's England. It was a time of new methods of work, inventions, products, and more job availabilities. Thus it was one of the most important moments in history, and it changed the world as it was known. This resulted in the many successes of the 20th and 21st century. Without it, there would never have been all the technology and inventions we now have today such as computers, phones, cameras, or all the new and improved medicines. Agriculture was no longer the main business, as factories started popping up all everywhere. This made the job industry what it is today. Also while the Industrial Revolution was a great turning point in the history of humanity, the results and conditions led to a lot of…show more content…
None of them were educated, and some of them couldn’t read or write! He also said that the children were frequently strapped. This meant that if the children weren’t paying attention they were beaten. Even though the work was really tough the outcome was pretty great. Through time all their hard work was eventually paid off and the workers got a lot of luxuries in return. One positive effect was the luxuries the factory workers received for their hard work. In The Man’s Working Companion in Document 4 it states due to all the hard the work was getting done so quick and all the money that was earned the workers got homes that were built nicely, their clothes were cheaper and nicer, they received many domestic utensils a, and traveling was quicker and cheaper. This made their lives outside the factories much more simple and luxurious. This is what really caught the eye of other people; they wanted to be a part of the easy life. So they became a part of the population and more work got done and more money was made. Also, in Manchester in 1844 in Document 6, Faucher says that the workers did not have the best working environment or the most sufficient diet; they did get pretty decent amounts of money for their weekly allowances and got nice homes to rent. Even though this outcome wasn’t as beneficial as the previous one their life was still improved. The overall viewpoint was from the workers, but
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