eBook The Industrial Revolution (Turning Points in World History) download
by Brenda Stalcup
Author: Brenda Stalcup
Publisher: Greenhaven Press (April 22, 2002)
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It's the point in human history where people were no longer bound by the restrictions of the natural world in terms of strength and speed. It really isn't a turning point. Turning points don't exist.
This is very important, because now everyone in the family worked for wages, no matter what age, and the head of the family generally shifted from the male, to be balanced. It's the point in human history where people were no longer bound by the restrictions of the natural world in terms of strength and speed.
They made their own clothing, grew their own food and educated their children. Cloth was made from cotton or wool, depending on the environment, and it was almost always hand woven. With the invention of the spinning jenny in 1764 by James Hargreaves the chore of making cloth became much easier. Instead of a regular spinning wheel, which could only make one piece of thread at a time, the spinning jenny had 8 spindles, making 8 threads while only turning one wheel.
An article looking into the living conditions of the urban poor in the The was a time of enormous change.
Disease was rampant, famines were common, poverty was widespread and trade was limited to neighboring geographic regions.
Learn vocabulary, terms and more with flashcards, games and other study tools. How did an agricultural revolution contribute to population growth? The Agricultural Revolution contributed to population growth because there was more food people had more money and a lot more time.
From the late 19th to early 20th centuries, cities grew, factories sprawled and people’s lives became regulated by the clock rather than the su. .The French Revolution was a watershed event in modern European history that began in 1789 and ended in the late 1790s with the ascent of Napoleon Bonaparte.
In his book Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society, Raymond Williams states in the entry for Industry