Industrial Revolution

Ella Porter, Haley Daniels, Lluvia Lopez

Where and When the Industrial Revolution Occurred

  • Started in Britain
  • Mid-1700s

Causes of the Industrial Revolution

  • Greater demand for goods
  • New inventions
  • Faster production
  • Faster transportation
  • New ways of thinking

Groups Involved in the Industrial Revolution

  • The Industrial Revolution didn't have sides per se. It acted instead as the transformation from rural agriculture to urban factories.
  • Labor unions did arise due to the Revolution though, opposing the factory owners.
  • The labor unions wanted shorter hours, better working conditions, and better pay.
  • The factory owners wanted the opposite of that.

Results and Effects of the Industrial Revolution

  • Labor unions
  • Move to factories
  • Urbanization
  • New working class

Works Cited

The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. "Industrial Revolution."Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 05 Apr. 2016.

"Top 10 Greatest Events That Shaped Human Evolution - Journey from Apes to Aliens." Indian Business of Tech, Mobile & Startups. N.p., 03 June 2010. Web. 05 Apr. 2016.