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6. How did the Industrial Revolution change life in the cities?

6. How did the Industrial Revolution change life in the cities?

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  1. 6. How did the Industrial Revolution change life in the cities?

  2. Crime rates increased • Cramped tenements in overcrowded neighborhoods (slums) • Alcoholism increased • Disease spread quickly • Pollution

  3. City planners created parks, boulevards, public buildings • Safety improved with street lights, police forces and expanded fire protection • Sewage systems cut death rates • Trolley lines allowed people to move further from their work

  4. 7. How did the Industrial Revolution change the old social order and long-held traditions in the Western World?

  5. Three distinct social classes emerged – upper, middle & working • Middle class tastes and values became a measuring stick for the working class • “Cult of domesticity”

  6. Women sought a political voice, the right to vote, the chance to attend universities • Temperance movement • Women’s suffrage

  7. Late 1800s – improvements to public education – more children attended school, teacher training schools were set up • Colleges & universities expanded as well

  8. Scientists shook long-held religious beliefs

  9. Social Darwinism Social Gospel

  10. 8. What artistic movements emerged in reaction to the Industrial Revolution?

  11. Romanticism • Reaction to the Enlightenment • Writers = combined history, legend, folklore • Music & art – emphasized feelings

  12. Realism • Represent the world as it was, not idealistic • Often portrayed the poor and their struggles

  13. Impressionism • The first “impression” of a scene from the viewer’s perspective