Industrial Revolution: Similarities Between The Middle Class And The Working Class

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4. The industrial revolution alters the goals, lifestyles, family life, and beliefs of both the middle class and the working class by offering and taking away opportunities to live a prosperous life. For the middle class, the industrial revolution provided them with the opportunity of becoming entrepreneurs. This in turn led them to lead a better lifestyle. They could support their families without any monetary issues. Since they were leading prosperous lives this brought about great influences among their elite circles. The working class, on the other hand, did not prosper as well as the middle class. They worked extremely hard within the factories. This meant that they would work from six to seven days and up to more than eight hours. They
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