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Topics: Industrial Revolution, 18th century, Time Pages: 2 (459 words) Published: March 24, 2014
I love learning so can you please help me have a future.the info i would love to learn is the following: Maths is my favitive subject i love how people help people my family needs help and i plan to help them as soon as i get a part time job. the work i would love to do is funny in a way because my Mum and Uncle don't want me to do a dangoures job because you hear that police officers are getting shot at and fires are to dangoures. This is my history assessnment task/ half done. THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION BEGAN IN GREAT BRITAIN DURING THE 18TH CENTURY AND CONTINUED INTO THE 19TH CENTURY. DURING THIS TIME MANY THINGS HAD CHANGED THE PEOPLE AND NATURE, THIS INCLUDES: THE WAY PEOPLE LIVED, MAJOR CHANGES IN AGRICULTURE, MANUFACTURING, MINING, TRANSPORT AND TECHNOLOGY. IT WAS ALSO A MAJOR TURNING POINT IN THE INCOME AND POPULATION EXPERIENCED UNPRECEDENTED SUSTAINED GROWTH. THIS SPREAD TO EUROPE THEN SOUTH AMERICA AND SLOWLY TO THE WORLD. THE POPULATION INCREASED RAPIDLY. THE RAPID PROGRESS IMPROVED PEOPLE’S LIVING AND WORKING CONDITIONS AND YET HAD A DREADFUL EFFECT ON THE ENVIRONMENT. THEREFORE, THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION CAUSED HARDSHIP FOR PEOPLE IN REGARDS TO LIVING AND WORKING CONDITIONS IN THE SHORT TERM, HOWEVER IT IS THE LONG TERM IMPACTS HAVE LED TO THE TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED SOCIETY THAT WE ENJOY NOW IN THE 21ST CENTURY. NEVERTHELESS, THE SWIFT PROGRESS DURING THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION HAD A NEGATIVE IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT IN THE SHORT TERM AND CONTINUES TO EFFECT SOCIETY HARMFULLY. THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION HAD A MAJOR IMPACT ON THE LIVING AND WORKING CONDITIONS OF THE PEOPLE AT THE TIME, MANY OF THESE EFFECTS WERE NEGATIVE. AS SOCIETY SHIFTED FROM MAINLY AGRICULTURAL TO MAINLY MANUFACTURING, MANY PEOPLE (INCLUDING CHILDREN) WERE FORCED OFF THEIR FAMILY FARMS AND SENT TO WORK VERY LONG HOURS IN FACTORIES FOR VERY LITTLE PAY. A PRIMARY SOURCE WRITTEN BY A CHILD WORKER WHO LIVED THROUGH THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION STATES THAT, “WE GOT UP AT FIVE IN THE...
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