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Title: Poor City dwellers


1
Poor City dwellers
  • Workers lived in dark dirty shelters, whole
    families in one room
  • Sickness widespread
  • What was the average lifespan?
  • 17

2
Factory workers
  • How long did the average worker spend at the job?
  • 14hours a day
  • 6 days a week
  • Dangerous working condition caused what?
  • Injuries
  • Did they have workers comp?
  • no

3
Wealthy
  • They are also called the ?
  • Middle class
  • Where did they build there homes?
  • Suburbs
  • Who were they?
  • Skilled workers, professionals, businessmen, and
    wealthy farmers

4
Children
  • Cheap labor
  • Wake up at 400
  • Start work at 500
  • Noon 40 minute lunch
  • 300 children get sleepy , manager whips kids to
    stay awake, sleepy kids fall in machines
  • 9 PM go home and eat (dinner from 900 till 930
  • Work 2 more hours for some, they still had to be
    back at 500

5
Lower middle class
  • Frustrated workers watched as machines replaced
    them
  • Luddites broke machines in frustration

6
Long term effects
  • Environment
  • Overuse of materials, poisoned rivers, polluted
    air,
  • Safer to drink ale than water
  • Some people dropped dead due to the air
  • Education-
  • Only well to do children went to school
  • Today industrialized countries can buy a wide
    variety of goods
  • They are also more educated than non
    industrialized countries

7
Industrialization spreads
  • What were the favorable conditions that sparked
    the revolution in the US Britain?
  • Rushing rivers, natural resources ,ports, large
    supply of workers
  • What lead to expansion in the late 1800s?
  • Railroad for transportation

8
Napoleonic Wars
  • How did it affect Europe?
  • This helped Britain widen the gap
  • How would you characterize the expansion?
  • Not by country but by regions

9
Society worldwide
  • Who has the global power today?
  • Those who control trade
  • Do we live like king today in Industrialized
    Workers?
  • Yes even the poorest have a cell phone
  • And a chance for education
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