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:
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College Notes UNIT 3
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!
THE CONDITIONS OF WORKERS AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY
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