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  • The Industrial Revolution And The Evolution Of The Industrial Revolution

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    Katie-Rose Knoblock Professor Taylor AMH-2010-O1M 6 November 2017 Evolution of the Industrial Revolution Many factories did this by targeting women and children as they could be paid less than men with no repercussions. The workers that were hired to these positions, especially women, were subject to some very harsh work conditions. They were subject to terrible work environments including buildings called sweatshops, which were poorly lit and ventilated for maximum productivity. They

  • Industrial Of The Industrial Revolution

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    Martinez English IV, 1st hour 4/29/16 The Industrial Revolution The Industrial Revolution set people away from farms and small villages and moved them to cities and towns because of the job opportunities that arose in the cities. The Industrial Revolution not only helped people move along in the late 1700s and early 1800s but also it has made the people what they are today. During the Industrial Revolution, the movement from an agrarian society to an industrial one reshaped the roles of families, widen

  • The Industrial Revolution : The Causes Of The Industrial Revolution

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    My group consisted of Lane Davis, Riley Bowen and Abby Avin. We researched the Industrial Revolution which took place throughout 1760 to 1840. I found the Luddites an interesting topic because I didn’t know that there were a group of people who opposed the Industrial Revolution. I learned from Riley that the Luddites were a group of people who were against machines of mass production. This revolt of people began with english textile workers in Nottingham, England. The Luddites disliked machines of

  • The Revolution Of The Industrial Revolution

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    When thinking of the industrial revolution, I usually correlate this transitional period to great advancements in machinery, and an increase in jobs. However, after looking past the surface of the industrial revolution, in regards to the promise of great wealth, this promise was not kept, along with other issues. I believe that a “better life” would mean that people would not have to go through the same struggles they once did before the revolution, struggles such as not having a job, money, home

  • Industrial Revolution

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    Was the Industrial Revolution a Blessing or a Curse? The Industrial Revolution was a period of technological improvement that took place in Britain from about 1750 into the 1900’s. To many, the Industrial Revolution was the gateway into modern-day factories and machinery. The Industrial Revolution was spurred by the competition of Britain against India or China. India and China were both very productive in the production of goods, meaning the people of Britain had to buy the cheap products imported

  • The Industrial Revolution

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    The Industrial Revolution, a 'Revolution' that began in Britain in the nineteenth century, saw people move from working in the farming industry to working in factories. This transition from an agrarian society meant that many people moved to cities in search of jobs. New methods of manufacturing allowed goods to be produced far more cheaply and quickly than before. However, the Revolution came with its own negative consequences. The lives of children during the Industrial Revolution were torturous

  • The Industrial Revolution

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    Before the advent of the Industrial Revolution, most people resided in small, rural communities where their daily existences revolved around farming. Life for the average person was difficult, as incomes were meager, and malnourishment and disease were common. People produced the bulk of their own food, clothing, furniture and tools. Most manufacturing was done in homes or small, rural shops, using hand tools or simple machines. Did You Know? The word "luddite" refers to a person who is opposed

  • The Industrial Revolution

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    means of communication, factories to manufacture the products you need, places to work, and ways to travel and transport goods. And what made these possible? The answer is the Industrial Revolution, which started in Europe around the year 1730. A revolution is a major change or turning point in something. The Industrial Revolution

  • The Industrial Revolution

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    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

  • The Industrial Revolution

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    economist Robert Emerson Lucas wrote in regards to the Industrial revolution: "For the first time in history, the living standards of the masses of ordinary people have begun to undergo sustained growth. The novelty of the discovery that a human society has this potential for generating sustained improvement in the material aspects of the lives of all its members, not just the ruling elite, cannot be overstressed.” (Lucas 2002). The revolution itself was centred in Britain before spreading to the

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