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06.02 The Industrial Revolution: Assessment
Transcript of 06.02 The Industrial Revolution: Assessment
The Industrial Revolution had positive and negative effects, but the positive effects out-shined the negatives ones. The purpose of the industrial revolution was to advance the manufacturing rate of items. The industrial revolution made items produce easier, and also faster.
The Positives that the industrial revolution produced were that the economies were strengthened by factories being built. Cities were starting to rapidly grow and more jobs were being created. People who were looking for jobs did not have to worry about being very skilled because inside the factories their were machines doing the work, and they only had to supervise the machines. The machines also produced items faster than by human hands.
The industrial revolution did cause negatives but there were ways to show that they were working hard on improving things. There was an increase in pollution in the air, and garbage on the ground due to the factories. Workers were also complaining over the fact that they had to work long hours but were payed little. To afford things and earn more money for their families children started to work in factories as well.
There are more positives than negatives when it came to the industrial revolution. The industrial revolution led th world to where it is now. Sure, there were downsides, like pollution on roads, but if it were not for the industrial revolution, it would still take forever to make items like clothing.
“While the Industrial Revolution had both positive and negative effects on society and the economy, the positive effects outweighed the negative.”