The release of harmful gases into the air from factories pollutes the world 's air, doing harm to the environment, further leading to global warming. Then, though it did boost many job opportunities, the living condition of the workers during the industrialization were poor. Company towns owned by business were rented out to employees. The owners forced them to live in isolated communities near workshops and forced them to buy goods with high interests. The cities were poorly constructed and crowded with people and residents.
The Black Death was three detrimental plagues that began in Mongolia, then swept across the Europe in the 1300’s, being the result of great famines that weakened Europe’s people. The plague was carried by fleas that were carried on rats, making colonists, and the poor more susceptible to the disease. It changed society by not only diminishing the population but also made the people skeptical of the Jews as if it was their doings. What made the plague so significant was how it wasn’t just amongst the poor; royalty, priests, armies, and the poor were all dying. Giovanni Boccaccio witnessed the plague from the city of Florence in Italy, and how it was a “deadly pestilence” (Plague, from the Decameron)
At that time, that disease would be fatal. They were living in an endless cycle of poverty whilst aristocrats where enjoying their lavish lifestyles by doing little work that was as hard as the peasants. This mix of terrible living conditions and difference in lifestyle in Russia could have caused civil unrest and would make it hard to
Everything changed significantly once the New World and slavery was introduced as an economic benefit for the
The survivors benefited from a labor shortage giving the servants the choice to select for whom to work. The great loss of life in Europe created an excess of goods, a drop in prices, more jobs, an increase in salaries, and a better standard of living. The disease also disrupted trades and stopped manufacturing as experienced and skilled merchants and artisans died along
For Jurgis and his family, it was more like the American nightmare. They are all immigrants who come to America, they are scammed by some scammers and all of their money is gone and this is just the start of the nightmare. The place where this family lives is in Packingtown, and it’s one of the worst cities to live in due to their bad conditions. The environment was horrible and it was just an
These poor housing environments are in poor neighborhood, were people live day by day. Riis will agree with McCoy that poor housing cause illness like physical and mental health problems. Riis will agree with McCoy because of the theory he developed on housing that poor quality homes and overcrowded homes cause people to get sick. Riis believed that substance housing caused many disease and illness, he felt that the government fail the people. Tennent made apartment small to fit many immigrant family in to one apartment because the population was getting overcrowded in the city.
When the steam powered machines came in they took up many people's jobs. Just one machine could take up to 50-70 people’s jobs. Because of that machine, it sacked those 50-70 people. The people became criminals because the they needed money or food to survive. They would starve and live in poverty.
The period from 1877 to 1920s economic, political and social crises hits the American society. During this period industrialization significantly impacted people 's lives in a variety of ways. The booming industries transformed America into urban culture. However, this transition came with complex social, economic and political challenges. Living conditions of workers, housing, transportation, epidemic, an environmental problem emerged with the growing industries and urbanization in the country.
In the years following the Civil War, America saw a boom in immigration that helped to shape its future as well its major cities. This increase in immigration coincided with the reconstruction of the south, as America began to undergo a shift from a more rural agrarian society to a more industrial based economy. This economic shift lead to large cities forming in and around centers of industry and manufacturing. This would eventually lead to the era known as the industrial revolution.
The Black Plague was a widespread disease that found itself spreading all throughout the Middle Ages disseminating its deadly symptoms among the growing populations of the Middle Ages. The disease started in Europe in 1328 and lasted until 1351 although there were outbreaks for the next sixty years. (Alchin). An estimated 7500 victims of the disease were dying every day (Alchin). The illness gets its name from one of its most well known and most common symptom, buboes, therefore giving it the name the Bubonic Plague.
The industrialization of England brought a lot of change to the nation. It was either a good change or a bad change. It all depended on what the change was, for example more factories meant that there were more jobs or more people in the city meant that it was over populated. England had the resources to build, to use, and they had land to build in. They had many waterways connecting the East Coast and the West Coast, this allowed them to do many things, for example the rivers was a source of power for these factories.
the people who weren 't born into a wealthy families were treated completely different than the upper class. what really surprised me was that no matter how hard you worked you could not raise your class unlike America today where you naturally get praised for hard work. There were many things that made this time hard on a majority of the population. As shown in the quote, “... steam boilers discharged into their seething contents and drains and sewers their fetid impurities…” (Miller 294) once the steamboats were created water sources were becoming very polluted which made accessing clean water very hard.
Working in textile factories was unsafe for working class families because of the work environment they had to work in. Many workers had bad experiences in their time of employment. In the document “Testimony of Joseph Hebergam to the Sadler Committee” it says “Sadler: Did he tell you the cause of your illness? Hebergam: He told me that it was caused by the dust in the factories and from overwork and insufficient diet…”. This quote proves that the factories were unsafe to work in because it caused illnesses and even lead to death.
The condition of the cities during the 20th century, were terrible. Due to the extreme amount of people coming to cities looking for work they were crammed. There was limited housing causing people to live on the street. The streets were filled with waste and nastiness due to people not disposing of garbage and human waste properly. Also, garbage was not picked up off the streets often, nor were the streets cleaned.