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Title: Industrial Revolution


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The Industrial Revolution
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The Industrial Revolution
  • Industrial Having to do with industry, business
    or manufacturing
  • Revolution a huge change or a change in the way
    things are done

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Definition
  • Industrial Revolution - A period of change
    beginning in the late 18th century, during which
    goods began to be manufactured by power-driven
    machines

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Industrial Revolution -
  • Began in ENGLAND
  • Factories, steam engines are very important
  • The first industry was the TEXTILE (CLOTH)
    INDUSTRY

5
Issues
  • Child labor was a huge problem
  • More people move to cities
  • Population increases
  • Issues with overpopulation (diseases, crime)
  • Pollution!!!!!!!!

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Factory Production
  • Concentrates production in oneplace materials,
    labor.
  • Located near sources of power rather than labor
    or markets.
  • Requires a lot of capital investmentfactory,
    machines, etc. morethan skilled labor.

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The Factory System
  • Rigid schedule.
  • 12-14 hour day.
  • Dangerous conditions.
  • Mind-numbing monotony.

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  • The problems with the Industrial Revolution
  • Low wages
  • Pollution
  • Child labor
  • Poor working conditions
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