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06.02 The Industrial Revolution: Assessment

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joe prothman

on 1 May 2013

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Transcript of 06.02 The Industrial Revolution: Assessment

Factory Systems were adopted in England for the first time during the Industrial Revolution. They were invented with the idea of making things more quickly with the use of machines. Manufacturing was supposed to be easier, as well as making it easier to reach products faster and give many people nearby a chance to get employed. Producing stuff on a large scale, decrease labor work, and produce cheaper stuff was its main goal The Purpose Positives Summary 06.02 The Industrial Revolution: Assessment
Factory system strengthened British economies and cities seemed to grow rapidly because of the creation of factory system. It provided jobs to people who felt that they were unskilled but were able to operate heavy machinery. Made products at a larger quantity, at a faster speed and reduces time. Negatives There was an increase amount of pollution in the atmosphere and water. There was garbage all over the streets due to factory system growing so rapidly. People were upset because they worked long hours. Workers were not paid a very large amount of money; in fact it was very small. Due to the low income, a whole family worked just to pay bills(including children). Due to the poor hygienics there was a lot of deadly diseases going around for example Cholera. As you can see their are more Positives then there are negatives. With the help of The Industrial Revolution, America jump started to what it is now. But their are some down sides to the Industrial Revolution like the poor hygienics for example their would be loads of trash sitting on the side of the streets with deadly diseases and out of control rats roaming freely. “While the Industrial Revolution had both positive and negative effects on society and the economy, the positive effects outweighed the negative.”

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