Social Changes During The Industrial Revolution

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During the Industrial Revolution life for the working changed in many ways, including working areas and conditions, lifestyle, social status and political influence. The most dramatic change in the lives of the working class during this industrialization was the change in dominant occupation and area of work. Upon the influence of the Industrial Revolution many people moved into larger cities to begin work as both skilled and semi-skilled workers and the most popular industry involving the work in mills and factories(Greer et al., 2012). Most of these people were forced out of their farming areas due to implementation of the enclosure acts causing land to be taken off people leaving them without a job(Carrodus, 2012). Skilled workers were
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