When Smoke Ran Like Water Analysis

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Revolution, in the simplest term means great changes. The industrial revolution introduced many changes in the society, industrial revolution increase in population and urbanization, as well as new social classes, However, industrialization brought to mankind more than pleased, there are a lot of unintended consequences. According to Aldo Leopold, "The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away, but he is no longer the only one to do so"(P. 5). The industrial revolution upgraded and degraded the society. After read the chapter one in the book, When Smoke Ran Like Water: Industrialization brought many changes to the world. Some of the changes benefited the world, while others cause harm to the world. Most affected by the Industrialization was the working class in the society. In regarding to the working people, they suffered inequality caused by Industrialization. Industrialization shape the world that we now live in, we have seen changes in the economic, we have seen new inventions to make our daily lives better and easier, it brought many advantages and opportunities to people, many new product and services became available to the public, substantial reduction…show more content…
The country attracted immigrants worldwide. They heard stories of who come to America and found freedom, quick riches, and easy lives. The American dream fueled the immigrants strong desire to find a better life for themselves and their family, but these stories were not true. According to the book, the working class was not well off, the poor and immigrants lived in dirty, crowded conditions, worked unskilled jobs, long working hours, dangerous working conditions, smoke filled air child labor, etc. On the other hand, middle class had better food and living condition, which led to fewer diseases and longer live among these group. The social class became different as a result of the
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