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The Unavoidable Industrial Revolution

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From 1750-1830

the Industrial Revolution changed the society and when the

society changes so do the individuals. In the Industrial

Revolution many farmers would fence / close up their land

and get machines to do the work for them. That causing

many farm-workers to loose their job and move to the

cities and to work in factories. It did have many negative

and positive effects on the society. But I think the Industrial

Revolution would have happened sooner or later anyway.

The positive effects that it had were that the world became

more modern and some people really did benefit from it.

Many farm owners earned more money this way. And they

didn't need to use child labor in the fields anymore. The

most important thing it accomplished is that the women had

the opportunity to work in places other then the house and

to get paid for it. But on the other hand it did have many

negative effects too. Many of the factories were very

dangerous and they paid very poorly. Because the family

didn't get enough money for living with only the parents

working many children had to work too. The children got

only 1/10 of the money what a grown man earned. The

work was hard and the conditions were very dangerous

and the children got hurt often. The children had to work

long hours about 8-12 or even sometimes 15 hours a day.

Because they didn't get enough money to buy food they

became very sick and tired and that caused many accidents

to happen. This all could be changed by making child labor



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