College Notes UNIT 3. INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION. The Industrial Revolution was…. A Shift from an Agricultural to an Industrial society. Agricultural Industrial. CAUSE #1: Growing Urban Population. Two factors that contributed to a growing Urban population were:
A Shift from an Agricultural to an Industrial society.
Two factors that contributed to a growing Urban population were:
= cheap labor for factory work
But There were Terrible Conditions in the Cities
GENERAL WORKING CONDITIONS
WAGES (Payment) = Concentration of wealth in the hands of a few industrialists!
GENERAL FACTORY CONDITIONS
How do these photos show the problems with working conditions during the Second Industrial Revolution 1865-1920?
Why do you think they were taken?
Take 2 minutes to stretch and get ready to discuss the second cause of the Industrial Revolution
1869 – completion of the transcontinental railroad
Turning IRON INTO -> STEEL
Taking the impurities out of the iron and turning it into steel