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The Industrial Revolution

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Title: Industrial Revolution Author: Aaron Collins Last modified by: Cobb County School District Created Date: 9/28/2006 6:32:05 PM Document presentation format – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: The Industrial Revolution


1
The Industrial Revolution
  • Or how the West got ahead

2
Why Europe?
  • Revolutions and Napoleon had ended feudalism in
    Europe
  • The middle class developed
  • Hard workers
  • Business owners
  • Inventors
  • People started inventing more efficient ways of
    producing things

3
Industrial Revolution
  • People stopped making things at home, and started
    buying things mass produced in factories

4
Old and Busted
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New Hotness
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Steam Engine
  • The steam was the first machine to power vehicles
    and factories by burning fuels

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Railroads
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Railroads
  • For the first time, people could move faster than
    horses
  • Huge increase in trade

13
Effects of the IR
  • Steam-powered tractors make it easier to farm
    more land
  • Farmers and craftsmen lose jobs
  • People move to cities to work in factories
  • Factories make it easier to produce goods

14
Effects of the IR
  • Nuclear Family
  • Public school
  • Higher standard of living for most
  • Technology including
  • Antiseptic, telegraph, telephone, light bulb,
    automobile, airplane, and camera
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