The Revolution Of The Cotton Gin

2642 Words Jul 17th, 2015 11 Pages
Florida Southwestern State College

Research Paper
The Revolution of the Cotton Gin

Kaizha D. McRae
History of World Civilization 1815 to Present: WOH1030
James Richardson
July 16, 2015 Every day millions of people wake up, get dressed and head out for a long day of work. Many of these people may work at a local McDonald’s, Wal-Mart, Dillard’s, or gas station. Some people choose to work at home on a computer blogging, selling items on the internet and even making entertaining videos. Present day society is quite different than society years ago, before and during the Industrial Revolution. Today the people of the world have more opportunities for advancements than before. The world has evolved significantly over time, and continues to do so. The industrial Revolution changed the world in a plethora of ways. Factories, mass machinery, living and working conditions changed as well. To understand how present day society was impacted by the Industrial Revolution, one must first get a glimpse of life before, during, and after the rise of the Industrial Revolution. Society before the Industrial Revolutions differed in many aspects from life during and after the Industrial Revolution. Life pre-Industrial Revolution consisted of rural land where daily agriculture took place, work was primarily done inside the home, and people mainly grew crops and raised cattle for personal consumption (Industrial Revolution- Introduction par. 1). During this period people were…
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