Working Conditions During The Industrial Revolution

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The Industrial Revolution was a period of rapid growth in the use of machines that began in the mid-1700s. This had happened in Great Britain and where machines took over peoples’ lives. The Industrial Revolution occurred between 1760s to the 1820s-1840s. Throughout the Industrial Revolution the technology would advance. They would grow more machines and different methods to use them. Inventors would grow a name for their knowledge and expertise in mechanics. How the Industrial Revolution helped Great Britain was it helped spread factories, grow cities, working conditions become harsh, and transportation flourished. An impact of the Industrial Revolution was the machines being built to do the work for the hand tools. They would build these machines to produce …show more content…

The factories throughout this time had horrible working conditions. They would work long hours, with these deathly working conditions. Systems and strategies were built from the adoption of the factories. An example of this would be the Lowell System. The Lowell System was founded by Francis Cabot Lowell. The Lowell System was based on watered-powered textile mills and would employ young unmarried women. In addition many people from Great Britain would travel to America. They would have to secretly since they couldn’t leave Great Britain because it would affect them badly. Samuel Slater grew a big name in the textile industry as well as the Industrial Revolution. He was from Great Britain and secretly came to America. He formed the Rhode Island System where he would hire families and divide the work into simple tasks. In the researcher's opinion the working conditions weren’t as harsh compared to the Lowell System. They are similar but are a little different and better for a person themself. This shows how the Industrial Revolution adopted factories and how it made it a big factor during this time

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