High tariffs were enacted to protect American industry from foreign competition, land was granted to railroad companies to encourage construction, and the army was employed to forcibly remove Indians from western land desired by farmers and mining companies. What role, if any, do you think the government should take to improve conditions in the new industrial cities?
The government should establish a commission to investigate child labor in the new factories and mills. Incommunications were changed forever when American Samuel Morse invented a code of dots and dashes that could be transmitted with the telegraph.
In some ways, the revolution was very good for them. How do you feel about it? The government should invest in a public school system to educate its citizens and encourage the continued rise of the middle class.
And what does the author greatly disapprove of? But this was also a time when a middle class started to thrive. This process changed the farming progress, as well as alleviating the work from farmers.
John was not eight when he went in; he is now twenty-two. Communications The First Industrial Revolution had made few improvements in communications. The 6 Pros of The Industrial Revolution 1.
Electricity was beginning to be used in industry, slowly replacing steam. It produces new jobs and it increases the employment rate. Consumers were also helped and hurt by the changes of this revolution. The gap between rich and poor continued to grow.
The government should establish a commission to investigate the negative effects of industrialization on urban life. The first trams were horse and steam drawn. The government should not intervene in the free market to regulate industrial pollution or the filth in working-class neighborhoods.
Electricity would come to influence the development of communications and transport. The rapid growth of factory production, mining, and railroad construction all boosted the new industrial economy and stood in stark contrast to the previous small farm and artisan workshop economy of the pre-Civil War era.
It causes overcrowded cities and slum areas appeared. Thus, workers were also impacted in a variety of ways. The 6 Cons of Industrial Revolution 1. Transporting Products For the first time, goods from the American interior could be shipped directly to the Atlantic, and vice versa.
Inthe engine was moved to the front of the vehicle to distribute weight more efficiently. The railroad spurred the growth of the telegraph machine.
Some machines took the place of human labor resulting to high unemployment rate for those people who lack competencies and skills.
Chemicals and wastes that were not properly disposed causes water and land pollution.
On the other hand, the ceaseless search for lower costs meant that businesses cut corners. This is owed to advancements in architecture, agriculture, transportation, and communication.
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Tweet on Twitter The Industrial revolution was a time of rapid growth and change throughout America and Europe. Rockefeller Beating the Competition Rockefeller annihilated rival oil firms through committed competition, secret deals with railroad companies, and fixed prices and production quotas.
Work and play time were flexible and interwoven. This innovation greatly increased crop yields simply by inserting the seeds into the ground. Frader Betty Wardle, interviewed by the parliamentary commission on women in mines inillustrates the incredible challenges of being a mother and a worker in coal mines: Consumer goods were produced in bulk.
They concocted toxic potions of mercury, iron, or arsenic.On the positive side, the American Revolution overthrew the British rule and made the colonies a country. As a country, they could set their own destiny.
They also avoided the taxation with no representation.
On the negative side, it's kind of like moving out of your parents' house. The "second industrial revolution" had a major impact on American business, workers, and consumers. While the initial phase of industrial development in. Negative Effects of Factories Factories had positive impact on Industrial Revolution.
Assembly Line - Many people work on different task.
When completed tasks are put together, there is a finished product. Positive and Negative Effects of the Industrial Revolution Introduction to the Industrial Revolution England is first to industrialize. What was the social impact of the Second Industrial Revolution?
As we know, many factories were built during the industrial revolution. This had both positive and negative effects. This lead to more jobs, for people to work on the machines, but also the machines replaced the work of actual people themselves. The Industrial Revolution is a complex set of economic, technological, and social changes that occurred over a substantial period of time.
Teachers should consider the documents in this collection as tools for stimulating. The Industrial Revolution resulted in more efficient production processes, cheaper goods, increases in job opportunities and improved quality of life. On the other hand, the Industrial Revolution encouraged environmental pollution, poor working conditions and a decline in agriculture.