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The Effects of the Industrial Revolution on the Industrial Proletariat. Industrial Revolution in Britain.

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Industrial Revolution in Britain Proletariat

  • The Industrial Revolution has been very controversial in relation to its time period and occurrence in Britain; however, regardless of when or if it happened, something occurred that developed a need for working classes and a class of people to rule those laboring classes.


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Britain’s New Class Structure Proletariat

  • Introduced to Britain were new classes of workers, the industrial proletariats, and a new class of rulers, the industrial entrepreneurs.


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New Classes Proletariat

  • These new classes have been discussed in works of David Cannadine, E.P. Thompson, Frederick Engels, and Charles Booth.


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Booth Poverty Map Proletariat


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“Hard Times” by Charles Dickens Proletariat

  • Dickens’ “Hard Times” discussed the mechanization of human beings which can be seen through out the book from Gradgrind’s children to the ‘Hands’.


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Inequalities Develop Proletariat

  • The Industrial Revolution developed inequalities in areas such as living locations, wealth, and working conditions that further divided and also dehumanized society.


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England Switching From an Individualistic Hierarchy Proletariat

  • Britain developed a more dichotomous structure between the ‘haves’, the bourgeoisie which were replacing the landed aristocrats, and the lower working classes which were referred to as the ‘have nots’.


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Summary Proletariat

  • The adoption of a utilitarian system of ethics combined with the industrialization of Britain led to exploited, mechanized working classes that were too fragmented to produce a change in harsh working conditions and overcome the power held by the new bourgeoisie.


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