Presentation on theme: "Bell Ringer What were some of the reasons why Great Britain was able to birth the Industrial Revolution? Please be prepared for your reading quiz."— Presentation transcript:
1 Bell RingerWhat were some of the reasons why Great Britain was able to birth the Industrial Revolution?Please be prepared for your reading quiz
2 7th Block Bell Ringer *** Put homework on desk to be checked Grab a worksheet from the front labeled “Testimony on Child Labor in Britain”Answer these questions:What is the name of the person being interviewed?When did she start working and where?What was a typical day of work like for her?What health issues has she run into later?Where is she currently living now?
3 Agenda Go over homework questions Pros and cons of Industrialization - Case study ManchesterEffects of Industrialization15 minute video: child labor in England- Remember to take notes while viewing the video.
4 Homework questions Pg. 256-257 Research these questions: What is an entrepreneur?Who invented the steamboat? Why was water transportation important?Who improved roads in England and how?Summarize the importance of the railroad in England.
5 Stop! Think about it!On a separate sheet of paper, write down in your opinion which economy do you think is better and why.Capitalism or Socialism
6 Chapter 9-2Industrialization: Case Study of Manchester
7 Goals and Objectives Upon completion students should be able to: Describe the social and economic effects of industrializationEvaluate the growing tensions between middle and working classes.Identify positive effects of the Industrial Revolution.Describe Manchester as an industrial city.
8 Industrialization Changes Life Factory Work -Factories pay more than farms.-This led to the demand for more expensive goods
9 Industrial Cities Rise Urbanization-The rise of population and movement of people leading to the growth of citiesGrowing population provided workforce and market for factory goods.
10 British Industrial cities: The most industrialized cities were London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool
12 Living ConditionsSickness widespread; epidemics, like cholera, sweep urban slumsLife span in one large city is only 17 yearsWealthy Merchants, factory owners live inluxurious suburban homes
13 Conditions in urban cities Rapidly growing cities lacked sanitary conditions or building codesCities also lacked adequate housing, education, police and fire protection.
14 Working ConditionsAverage working day 14 hours for 6 days a week, year roundDirty, poorly lit factories injure workersMany coal miners killed by coal dustWomen and children were often exploited in work places.
15 The Middle Class Middle class has comfortable standard of living Middle Class-skilled workers, merchants, rich farmers, professionalsEmerging middle class is looked down upon by landowners, aristocratsMiddle class has comfortable standard of living
16 The Working Class Laborers’ lives not improved; some laborers replaced by machinesLuddites, other groups destroyed machinery that puts them out of workUnemployment a serious problem; unemployed riot
17 Positives of the industrial revolution Created jobs, enriches nation, encourages technological progressEducation expands, clothing cheaper, diet and housing improveWorkers eventually won shorter hours, better wages and conditions
18 Long-Term EffectsImproved living and working conditions still present todayGovernments use increased tax revenues for urban improvementsThe rise of labor unions
19 The Mills of Manchester Manchester has labor, water power, nearby port at LiverpoolPoor live and work unhealthy, even dangerous, environmentBusiness owners make profits by risking their own money on factoriesEventually, working class sees its standard of living rise some
20 Children in Manchester Factories Children as young as 6 work in factories;many are injured1819 Factory Act restricts working age, hours
21 Pollution Factory pollution fouls air, poisons river Nonetheless, Manchester produces goods and creates wealth
22 Child Labor in The Mines Reading we will compare the differences of opinion of the miners and the mine owner.
23 Closure What were some of the Pros of the Industrialization movement? What were some of the negatives?
24 Video The video will be comprised of 4 parts. Take notes of each part as their will be a essay at the end of the video.
25 Homework Case study: “Testimony on Child Labor in Britain” Answer these questions:What is the name of the person being interviewed?When did she start working and where?What was a typical day of work like for her?What health issues has she run into later?Where is she currently living now?