How Did The Industrial Revolution Transform Families

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During the eighteenths and nineteenth century, there was a changing in society in Europe and America, called the Industrial Revolution. Back then, both areas were rural with dependence on the use of agricultural to earn an income and feed themselves. When making tools or anything that required manufacturing, it was done in the homes of people with hand tools and basic machines. The Industrial Revolution was very important because during this time the invention of the steam engine boosted transportation and factory machines. Also the iron and textile industries benefited greatly with the revolution. Before the revolution, I had mentioned that manufacturing was done in private homes, the revolution expanded factories and then instead of making products at home which took several months, factories could produce a mass production. The Revolution also boosted the transportation, communication and banking systems. How did the Industrial revolution transform families? The industrial revolution improved the standard of living for some people; however it also made employment and living conditions for the poor and working classes very tough. Industrialization caused the standard of living to be more flexible than it…show more content…
The book states that between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries that the population of Europe went from one hundred and five million people to one hundred and eighty million people. That is a huge population change. People were living longer and babies were surviving birth. Medical breakouts were also a reason for the mortality rate to stay lower. The industrial also encouraged a huge migration within countries. Families were moving from the countryside to the city for better opportunities. The industrial revolution produced new social classes. Now people were not both rich and part of the aristocrats lifestyle or extremely poor. The classes were more spread out and
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