Negative Impacts Of The Industrial Revolution

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The Industrial Revolution began in the late 1700’s in England, it was a time of new inventions, products, and system of work. The consequences of the Industrial Revolution led to many positive and negative effects. During this time Manufacturing was done in their own homes, using hands tools and basic machines. when industrialization started it changed their lives because factories started to produces those manufactures in mass production. The iron and other metals that was used, along with the development of the steam engine, played central roles in the Industrial Revolution, which also saw improved systems of transportation, communication and banking. One of the principal invention that changed everyone’s lives, and we still use it today…show more content…
Many people worked in factories, which had very tight spaces and child labor, a lot of them were forced to work for several hours for very little pay, ten to twelve hour work days were common, often with work on Saturdays. There were breaks for meals, but such long work days were exhausting. Also At the start of the Industrial Revolution people did not really understand the negative environmental impacts of industrial,like waste products and the emissions from burning coal. Smog was a big problem, and it still is a huge problem today, resulting in respiratory diseases and elevated levels of cancer. Climate change is one of the results of the industrial revolution, and it was not a problem they think that they would have, and now it is one of the biggest problems in the world. The people who were working in those industries also tended to live in close, near factories so it would be easier for them to get to and from work. As a result, pollution from human and industrial waste is a huge problem. As we can see the industrial revolution brought good cause for the world today, but also the problems that the industrial revolution caused, and still impact us today, especially when we think about the environment, and clean
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