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Industrial Revolution

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Kylie Postell

on 14 January 2015

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Transcript of Industrial Revolution

Interesting facts about Ind. Rev.
-The Industrial Revolution effectively created a new economic system, known as: “Capitalism”.
-Without it, you wouldn't have majority of the things you do today
-The invention of the telephone which lead to the cell phone
- During the 18th century, Many machines were powered by waterwheels
Origin Of Industrial Revolution
Before this there was Agricultural Revolution. Agricultural Revolution led to Industrial Revolution due to the little need for farmers from the inventions of machines to help harvest the crops. Therefore, the farmers were forced to find work in the city.
Positive aspect of Industrial Rev.
Positives outcomes of the Industrial Revolution:
- Goods are cheaper and made faster
- More available jobs in the city
- Improvement in transportation
- Help invent the telegraph.
- Steam power
Negative Aspects
Negative outcomes from the Industrial Revolution:
- Working conditions
- Child Labor
- Social classes
How does Ind. Rev. lead up to WWI?
Industrial Revolution lead to WWI because weapons began to modernize, and become faster, more precise, and more destructive. WWI was known as "The Modern War" the first "Peoples War" and "Total War"
The Industrial Revolution began in Britain and spread to Western Europe. In the early 18th century.

Some Reasons Are:
-The scientific revolution in England prepared the way for new inventions to be applied to industry.
-England was rich in supplies of coal for energy and iron for construction.
-England had experienced all of the industrialization's in the previous century: an agricultural revolution, cottage industry, and an expanded commercial revolution. These developments had built surplus capital and an infrastructure
(shipping, banking, insurance, joint stock companies).
Industrial Revolution
By: Carter Hedden, Kylie Postell, and Macy Wright
Working Conditions
Child Labor
Women's roles changed during the Industrial Revolution changed from ordinary house wives, who cleaned and took care of the kids, to ladies working in a factory for the same amount of time as men.
Salaries for the long hours these men, women and children worked were very low.
Social Classes
Children that lived in the industrial revolution period were expected to work in the factories and mines like adults. They were put at high risks while working with dangerous machinery. They worked for long hours. The kids were treated as adults, but paid only 10% of men.
The social classes changed during the industrial revolution. The Top class included factory owners and higher up people. The Middle class included engineers, managers, and shopkeepers.
The Bottom class was growing larger. It includes the people who work in the factories for much lower wages.
-The weapons became more advanced.
-There were no rules
-Industries made weapons, Weapons were a threat
(made enemies) scared the people, caused war.
Middle Class
Upper Class
Lower Class
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