Industrial Revolution Dbq Analysis

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The industrial revolution improved and is still improving our community, but it wasn’t all good. The good things that came from this revolution didn’t start out well. Many rules had to be made because of these corrupt ways. The industrial revolution did many great things that improve our society today. These rules and improvements were made because of the ways things were done before. This revolution was very negative it allowed children to work, didn’t have a mandatory education, and had very poor living conditions for the working class. Children are very fragile for a certain time, and many during the revolution became deformed or worse. For example “C: you are considerably deformed in person as a consequence of this labor? B: Yes I am.” (Document 7). This shows that some children weren’t properly cared for in their job. They later made rules to better the working environment for men and women. Children also started working at a very young age. For instance,” C: What time did you begin work at the factory? B: When I was six years old.” (Document 7). Children started working as soon as they …show more content…

These buildings were not up to the building codes used now. For instance, “As countries industrialized, they also urbanized. This was a result of people moving to cities in large numbers in order to gain factory jobs.”( Document 6). Farms were slowly decreasing and more buildings and tenements went up. It was easy to contract a cold when living in these buildings. This was also known, “The conditions weren’t good. It was crowded and dirty.”(Document 6). These tenements would house multiple families in one room. So their rooms were very packed, and so sicknesses spread easily. The picture shown in document 6 proves that “living conditions were not great at all.” Most families shared their space with others. The child labor, non-existing education, and the tenements were several downsides of the industrial

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