Identify the type of energy used by the factories that resulted in the descriptions below:
• Factories relocated near raw materials, workers, transportation (ports, harbors, railroads etc)
• Cities grew around the factories built near central England’s coal and iron mines
• Increased pollution
• Rise in Disease/ lifespan shortened in the cities
Identify everything that applies to the picture to the left.
It resulted in the prices of good becoming cheaper.
It was used to power the factories.
It reduced travel time.
Identify all the positive effects of the Industrial Revolution
Education rose among the working classs
Labor reforms came about that protected workers and children
Working class woman became teachers and secretaries,
All the following is true about steam power
Its use increased the price of textiles.
Factories that used steam could be built anywhere.
It led to the growth of cities.
It led to the increase use of coal.
It led to a drop in demand for goods.
Use the passage below to answer the following questions.
This excerpt from The Conditions of the Working Class in England was written by Friedrich Engels after he visited an English industrial city in 1844:
Every great town has one or more slum areas where the workers struggle through life as best they can out of sight of the more fortunate classes of society. The slums…are generally unplanned wildernesses of one-or-two-storied houses. Wherever possible these have cellars which are also used as dwellings. The streets are usually unpaved, full of holes, filthy and strewn (filled) with refuse (garbage). Since they have neither gutters nor drains, the refuse accumulates (builds up) in stagnant (still), stinking puddles. The view of Manchester [England] is quite typical. The main river is narrow, coal-black and full of stinking filth and rubbish, which it deposits on its bank…One walks along a very rough path on the riverbank to reach a chaotic group of little, one-story, one-room cabins. …In front of the doors, filth, and garbage abounded…
1. The houses mentioned in the reading above are called [blank_start]tenement[blank_end] houses.
2. The social class that lives in the houses came from the [blank_start]working[blank_end]-class.
3. The houses described above were probably built by the [blank_start]factory[blank_end] owners