Life was drastically changed during the Industrial Revolution. The Industrial Revolution was a period of time where machinery was used for manufacturing massive production of goods that began in England in the middle 1700s. This revolution was significant because machinery now changed the way nations produced and distributed goods; therefore, it increased the availability and affordability of goods for all people. To understand the Industrialization Revolution, it is necessary to take a closer look at the Pre-Industrialization. During the Pre-Industrialization, most people belonged to either high or low-class not middle class, and many were farmers who lived in the countryside. Also, goods were made by hand thus the products were not readily affordable or available. However, agricultural revolution, population growth, natural resources, factors of production,inventions and transportation all contributed to the growth of the Industrial Revolution. The Industrial Revolution resulted in positive and negative changes that paved the way for the working condition and wages, living condition and reform of social class.
The Industrial Revolution was a transformation from agrarian and handicraft-centered economies into economies distinguished by industry and machine manufacture (Bentley and Ziegler 652). It first began in Britain during the mid-eighteenth century and lasted through the nineteenth century (Bentley and Ziegler 652-653). Although the Industrial Revolution was a drastic and ongoing process, does not mean it was an unproblematic change. Many people during this time period experienced positive and negative effects throughout this development.
The Industrial Revolution was a period from 1750 to 1850 where agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, and technology went through a period of significant change. These changes had a profound impact on the social and cultural conditions of the time, beginning in the Untied Kingdom and spreading throughout Western Europe, North America, and the rest of the world. The Industrial Revolution, considered a major turning point in history, effected almost every aspect of daily life; through new discoveries in technology came new jobs; through new jobs came new working conditions; through new working conditions came new laws and new politics, the repercussions of which extend to today. As Crump emphasizes: ‘The world as we have come to know it in the twenty-first century is impossible to understand without looking at the foundations laid – mainly in the English-speaking world of the eighteenth century – in the course of what is now known, but not then, as the ‘Industrial Revolution’ .
INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION Industrial revolution is referred to the time of 18th & 19th century when the manufacturing processes were mechanized causing a great revolution in terms of productivity and efficiency. The revolution laid the foundation of another revolution and ensures the continued improvement in terms of growth and productivity. The changes were witnessed in different sectors of the economy that includes the textiles, chemicals, paper industry along with the other industries. It must not be called as industrial revolution because the whole world is revolutionized through it. (Goldblatt, 2007)
The Industrial revolution was a turning point for the earth and humans, every aspect of human’s life and life styles were changed dramatically. It’s due to the revolution that we ca have so many types of clothing and we can easily talk to people in different countries. There has also become an increased wealth in the western world.
What effects did the Industrial Revolution have on American? The Industrial Revoultion affected America socially, politcally, and financally . Throughout that time era there were many postive and negative effects from the revolution. Many people visualized it as a new opportunity and others critized the encroahment of the heavy industry onto both nature, and society. The Industrial Revolution was a big turning point in American history. Before the Industrial Revolution America was really slow with mass production. Almost everyone farmed, after the industrial revolution more people lived in cities and worked in factories than ever before. Cities population sky rocketed which caused for cities to be more crowded, which prompted the rise of better transportation, land speculation, real estate boom. The standard of living rose tremendasly. It changed the whole outlook for families who had too move to the city so that they could work. It was one of the main contributions to the growth of cities. Early Industries were not too fond of their workers either so this also led to the rise of labor unions til this day they still exist. The Industrial Revolution was all about making things easier and faster in mass produce.
A movement of industrialization transformed nations everywhere. Many countries experienced social and economic prosperity in this period known as the Industrial Revolution. The people of these countries also experienced change (Jacob, par. 1-5). Prior to the revolution, life for many was much different, allowing for many changes to occur; innovations reached several countries involved in this movement, and the lives of the citizens were largely impacted both positively and negatively.
The Anthropocene marks a point in time where human activities were able to greatly alter the environment, some historians believe that it marked the point in time where the industrial revolution began (1700CE to 1900CE). The Industrial revolution essentially was mankind’s breakthrough into modernity, the rapid advancements in technology and the utilisation of fossil fuels gave man a seemingly infinite supply of energy that could be used to transform manual processes into automated ones which was a massive game changer for the manufacturing, communications and transportation industries.(1)
To begin with, In the XVIII century, Western Europe was under feudalism stage. However ending of the transition to a capitalist economy was obviously close The main events of this era were in the social and economic sphere. Origin and formation of the bourgeois economic relations, competition domination at rapid growth of the industry. Industrial revolution in England, growth of economic and political value of the bourgeoisie, strengthening of anti-feudal movement, village submission by the city, almost full replacement of traditional ties between people the monetary relations.