Trade Unions: The Industrial Revolution In Britain
Before the Industrial Revolution began in the late 1700s Britain mainly consisted of little agricultural communities and manufacturing was done mainly in the people's homes or in rural stores using hand tools or simple machinery. When the Industrial Revolution began it lead the people into a new era, full of new inventions, mass production and steam power. Though industrialisation increased Goods manufacturing and improved the standard of living for a small portion of people, the poor and the working class were stuck in terrible (and unsafe) jobs and poor living conditions.
Due to the Industrial Revolution there was a great change in society in Britain. For example, the creation of Trade Unions helped protect the labourer's rights. Because