Industrialization Of The Industrial Revolution

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When large production and technological innovation arose, change was created in social and economic lives. Before industrialization began, there were only two classes know, the rich and the poor. However, after industrialization, there were the middle working class and the rich. The rich were mainly factory owners and the middle workers were people from farms who migrated to the city to gain a better life and better work. Economically, industrialization made production increase. There was more than one source where people can go buy their goods and therefore, an increase in competition for the better product began. Then came the development of railroads and trains that helped workers get job opportunities. That is why industrialization has been and would be an important part of history. The industrial revolution impacted daily life, politics, and gender relations. During the industrial revolution, humanity had turned to machines for production instead of people because they where able to produce things more quickly and efficiently. The three main concentration areas in the industrial revolution were transportation, industry, and market. During the nineteenth century, the United States were the industrializing nation because of the outcome of the War of 1812. Therefore, America needed to improve its infrastructure. The industrializing nations were India, China, and Brazil. They were going through it while the lowest life expectancy nation, central Africa, was non-industrialized. England started industrializing around the 1780s that spread to France, German, U.S, and Canada. Their first invention was the steam powered ships, engines, and railroads. Later in the 1860s, the internal combustible engines were introduced. The Market R... ... middle of paper ... ... was in command. There were new technology advancements and cultural differences that began. The biggest advancement in technology was in steam power. The telegraph, a new communication medium, was invented. This new technology made communication much easier across the ocean. The industrial revolution meant change. Workers were more productive and more items were being produced, therefore, the prices dropped. This made items available to the poor and not only the rich. However, the industrial revolution had its negative effects. The working conditions were dangerous and harmful. Women and children worked long hours and worked in difficult areas. The population in cities increased since people where moving to the city to work. With the new inventions, people and society begin to grow and change. The industrial revolution changed our society for better and for worse.
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