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The Industrial Revolution

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Paul Saunders

on 3 February 2013

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Transcript of The Industrial Revolution

We need to answer four Essential Questions to fully understand this impactful period of history OVERVIEW UNITS

The following content will identify important features of the period (1750-1918) as part of an expansive chronology that helps students understand broad patterns of historical change. The Industrial Revolution then provides the foundation from which the other depth studies emerged and flourished. The nature and significance of the Industrial Revolution and how it affected the living and working conditions, including Australia 1. What were the changing features of the movements of people from 1750 to 1918? 2. How did new ideas and technological developments contribute to change in this period icluding Australia? 3. What was the origin, development, significance and long-term impact of imperialism in this period? 4. What was the impact of World war One? Established Goals Essential Questions Understandings To think about the long and short term impacts of the Industrial Revolution including global changes in landscapes, transport and communication To learn from the experiences of men, women and children during the Industrial Revolution, and their changing way of life To analyse the population movements and changing settlement patterns during this period Uncover the technological innovations that led to the Industrial Revolution, and other conditions that influenced the industrialisation of Britain The emerging social and political ideas in the period such as nationalism, egalitarianism and human rights European Imperialism and its impact in the Asian area Nature and extent of the movement of peoples-slaves, convicts and settlers Revolution provides the platform for individual idealism and innovation Are revolutions necessary for social and economic progress? Are revolutions Inevitable? The moral dilemma of the Industrial revolution The Industrial Revolution and its role in the development of Imperialism The nature and significance of the Industrial Revolution and how it affected living and working conditions, including Australia The Agrarian Revolution and its lead into the Industrial Revolution Are Revolutions morally justifiable? Students will… Students will know… Economic need the driving force behind the Industrial Revolution Reasons behind the development of cities and the associated problems such as poverty, unemployment and crime The reasons behind the death of the Feudal System There were a series of key events that led to the Revolution on the land Be able to understand the narrative behind the events leading up to the event known as the Industrial Revolution Be able to sequence events in chronological order and to demonstrate an ability to see relationships between events Think about and draw conclusions from a variety of source material about the short and long term consequences of the Revolution Formulate information into a reasoned historical argument Course breakdown Week 3
Iron Steel and Coal Week 4&5
Social and Economic Impact Week 2
The Beginnings of the Industrial Revolution in England Week 1
Definition and Time-Line Week 8&9
Industrial Revolution
The Positive Impact Transport and Communication Week 6&7
Political Consequences The Curriculum at Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School will take a sequential approach to the study of history in a global sense and identify Australia’s development in this world- view. It will provide students with an awareness of family history and community heritage, to Australia’s British and emerging National Identity to understanding Australia’s multicultural development and finding its place within the Asia-Pacific region and global setting. Within this context, students will be equipped with the higher order thinking skills necessary to analyse and evaluate the deeper historical concepts of the senior history curriculum. The Year 9 History curriculum provides a study of the Making of the Modern World from 1750 to 1918.

It was a period of industrialisation and rapid change in the ways people lived worked and thought. It was the era of nationalism and imperialism and the colonisation of Australia was part of the expansion of European power. The period culminated in the outbreak of World War One. Welcome to The Industrial Revolution
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