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06.02 The Industrial Revolution: Assessment

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Rachel Gonzalez

on 26 March 2014

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06.02 The Industrial Revolution: Assessment
There was some negative impacts because of factories. For example, factories caused pollution and environmental problems. Since the factories were growing so fast, there was garbage all over the streets. Another negative impact was that factory workers weren't treated well, worked long hours, and were not paid well. Sometime people's income was so low, a whole family had work, this includes children. Plus, a deadly disease called Cholera was spread because of low hygienics.
The Industrial Revolution has many negatives due to factories. Plus, the amount of negative results are greater than the positives. However, I believe the positive results outweigh the negative ones. Although the Industrial Revolution brought unfair treatment, and disease to people, it also gave America the jump start into what it us now.
“While the Industrial Revolution had both positive and negative effects on society and the economy, the positive effects outweighed the negative.” I believe so because of their great technological developments, visual art, and population growth.
A positive effect of the Industrial Revolution was the factories. Factories made it faster and easier to create products, and employed many people. Prices for things got lower allowing people in lower classes able to afford things. Not only did prices go down, but factories made things much faster due to the increasing population. The development of factories made the British economy much stronger.
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