The Industrial Revolution And Its Impact On Society

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The Industrial Revolution had a significant impact in society by changing means of production, wealth and population distribution, amongst other things. As a result of urbanization, the population rapidly increased as the death rates declined. The cities were not prepared for such drastic changes, leading people to live in horrible conditions. I believe that the movement was ultimately worth its costs, but it could have benefited from a more moderate approach towards the workers. The production needs at the time were mostly industrial, and consequently many workers moved from farms to the factories, as industries needed to keep up with the demand and workers experienced a substantial increase on their income. Unfortunately, the work conditions

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