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Economic, soical, and Political changes
Marlisa Brown
HUM/114
October 4, 2012
Gene Smille

University of Phoenix Material

Economic, Social, and Political Change Worksheet

Agricultural Revolution

Respond to each of the following questions in 2 or 3 sentences:

1.What are the three most important factors that contributed to the agricultural revolution in Europe? Answer: The three important factors were the warmer temperature, the three-field system, and better farming equipment.

2.How did the agricultural revolution change European society? Provide an example. Answer: The new found, more productive way of farming in Europe reduced the need of manual laboring workers, eliminating many jobs on farm lands creating coil mining jobs to help power the machines.

Industrial Revolution

Respond to each of the following questions in 2 or 3 sentences:

1.What are the three most important factors that contributed to the industrial revolution in Europe? Answer: The large population, capital, and the people with scientific knowledge, and entrepreneurial skills were among the social, and economic factors that helped make the industrial revolution.

2.Describe working conditions in factories and mines between 1800 and 1850. What was life like for a typical worker? Reference at least one primary source to support your response. Answer: Working in factories and mines were very dangerous because a lot of deadly accidents happened, like when coal was brought in buckets to the surface, and children helped in the mines they had to work in the dark because some families were too poor for candle light. Western Social Change Between 1815 and 1914

Write 2 or 3 sentences per concept about how each of the following changed in Western society between 1815 and 1914:

1.Romanticism: Napoleon was the Emperor; Napoleon had large armies, which consisted of peasants and workers. Napoleon decided to give them a geographic lesson by crisscrossing the...
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