Industrialization DBQ Throughout history the growth of cities around the world has caused various issues. The growth of Manchester during the nineteenth century caused many issues like over population and filthiness of the city, which have lead to many reactions like the ones from working people. The growth of Manchester led to many people moving there which caused Manchester to become over populated. With so many people living in Manchester it became a place of filth and ridden with disease. Due to the increase of workers’ wages were cut which made workers have bad reactions to the growth of Manchester.
The industrialization of Manchester was successful for the modernization of man, yet its growth also raised many concerns in society. The health issues were one of the major problems raised from the growth of Manchester, since the spread of disease throughout the city was extremely common as presented in Document 6, “The annual loss of life from filth and bad ventilation is greater than the loss from death in modern wars”. This shows how the rapid growth of Manchester created unsafe areas that easily allowed illness’s to be spread. Also, the physical conditions in the factories caused many problems for the workers’ health. A French women’s rights advocate, Flora Tristan, said that in the factories, “They (the workers) are all wizened, sickly and emaciated, their bodies thin and frail, their limbs feeble, their complexions pale, their eyes dead… O God!
With the arrival of the Industrial Revolution, society was wrenched into a new era; one where there was a desire for social respectability, and where the workhouses, which came largely under construction in the mid-19th Century after the Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834, loomed as a constant threat to the very poor. Social discipline became a key motive for hard work; despite a large majority of people living in appalling conditions, “(Manchester was described as) heaps of offal, refuse and sickening filth are everywhere and dispersed with pools of stagnant liquid. A horde of ragged women and children swarm about the streets and they are just as dirty as the pigs which wallow happily on the heaps of garbage or the pools of filth. On average 20 people live in each of these houses of two rooms, an attic and a cellar. One privy is shared by 120 people”, the workhouse was not only a threat in terms of the physicality of it, but it also represented a loss of earnings and poverty associated with poor social respectability.
Adam McPherson Mrs. Wheelock Advanced English Humanities 20 March 2012 Black Death’s Curse on Europe “Famines and plague, especially the Black (Bubonic) Plague thinned the population of Europe” (Wheelock). Europe was deeply affected by many diseases during the Middle Ages. As the Black Plague rushed through Europe it also affected the people’s everyday activities, the economy, and the European people’s moral from all the death, which can also be explained from Jeffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales. With the Black Plague rampant all over Europe it caused many people to stop doing their everyday activities that they enjoyed. The knights son the Squire was a very active man.
This was due to events like the devastating 1923 hyperinflation, and of course the Treaty of Versailles, which had tainted Weimar’s reputation from its inception. The Reichstag was in a constant state of flux as the parties struggled to create and maintain coalition governments, and this added to the public’s negative perception of a democratic republic. The economic slump from 1928-32 was undoubtedly responsible for the NSDAP’s rise in support, as it was the cause of social and political problems within Germany. Even prior to the Wall Street Crash in October 1929 the economy was in trouble – economic growth was uneven throughout the 1920s. Trade was in debt as imports exceeded exports; this was because Germany was
During this time there were also many new technological advancements and life generally improved. However Source B seems to focus on the negatives of Industrialisation, which is made clear by the very first sentence of "At tremendous human cost" and refers to Industrialisation as a time of "social control, ruthless and cruel effects". This could be due to the fact that during Industrialisation caused many problems such as pollution increasing dramatically, working conditions were incredibly poor, and long and hard working days. People were moving into the cities and disease began to spread because of the overcrowded cities and the unsanitary living
Numerous reasons induced this popular change including being that the Conservatives had adopted some unpopular policies in the 1930s in addition to their weak election campaign. However, the most significant reason was that the Labour Party caught the mood of the country as they encouraged ideas of a new world order and to increase the quality of life for the country after World War II. At this current time, proceeding with this idea was the most important need for Britain thus new found popularity for the Labour Party. During the 1930s, Britain suffered hugely from The Depression and the outcome was the high unemployment rates and overall great suffering that people all over the country experienced. Although some parts of the country, and some industries, fared better than others including some areas in the Home Counties while communities in the South West Wales experienced mass unemployment and poverty.
Sudden population growth, crowding, and lack of municipal services made urban problems more serious than they had been in the past. Inadequate facilities for sewage disposal, air and water pollution, and diseases made urban life unhealthy and contributed to high infant mortality and short life expectancy (mainly for the poor). 3. Reports of the horrors of slum life led to municipal reforms that began to alleviate the ills of urban life after the mid-nineteenth century. B.
The Impact of the Industrial Revolution on Our Environment The Industrial Revolution had a large, negative impact on the environment. Before the Industrial Revolution most peppered moths in Britain were white, however, the amount of coal and pollutants produced during the Revolution changed the color of the moths' environment. Soon, the darker moths were more well camouflaged, and the white moths all but died out. Peppered moths were not the only creatures impacted by the Industrial Revolution, humans and domesticated animals were also effected. “Industrial Britain was hit by an outbreak of cholera in 1831-32, 1848-49, 1854 and 1867.” ("Diseases in industrial cities in the Industrial Revolution" 1).
Throughout the french revolution, radical and social upheaval affected french society. The french society underwent its own transformation as the public resented the privileges of the clergy and aristocracy. Two expensive wars caused a financial crisis and years of bad harvest. Secondly the industrial revolution was a factor in the emergence of modernism. The industrial revolution, over time, changed the lives of all Europeans.