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Ch. 19 Section 1 The Industrial Revolution

Beginning in Great Britain during the late eighteenth century, the Industrial Revolution led to the industrialization that shaped the modern world. Europe saw a shift from an economy based on farming and handicrafts to an economy based on manufacturing by machines in factories.


Watch this 2 minute video to get the gist of this period in history



Terms You Should Know and Use


Capital
Entrepreneurs
Cottage Industry
Industrial Capitalism
Socialism

Academic Vocabulary

derived
hypothetical

People You Should Know

James Watt
Rober Fulton
Robert Owen

Industrial Revolution Stages:

Manchester
Liverpool


Inventors

Inventions

James Hargreaves


Edmund Cartwright


Richard Trevithick


Robert Fulton




Questions we will answer today:

1. How did the Industrial Revolution change life in the 19th century?

  • What were the changes in Cotton Production?
  • What were the role of coal and iron industries?
  • What were the new factories?
  • What role did the railroad play?

2. What factors help explain why nations adapt to change at a different speed?

  • Europe?
  • North America?
  • Evaluating: Why was the railroad important to the industrialization of the United States?

3. How did Entrepreneurs contribute to the Industrial Revolution?

  • Explain the growth of the population and cities
  • Explain the creation of the Industrial Middle Class and the Industrial Working Class
  • Describing: How did socialists respond to new and harsh working conditions?


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Industrial Revolution in America explained by your peers