In this lesson, you will take a look at how industrialization and mass production furthered progress, and how they have impacted our environment. Their status changed substantially as a result of the Industrial Revolution. Not unlike their mothers, young children began to be exploited by their bosses. Oil-Since The United States laid the first pipeline ,oil became one of the chief source of power. As a result, people married earlier, started families sooner and usually had more children.
Prior to the Industrial Revolution, America possessed a predominantly agrarian economy and generated wealth through the trade of tobacco, and resources such as lumber, minerals, fur and fish. The employers instituted strict rules and punishment for those who disobeyed. These were highly skilled craftsmen who produced the utensils of the preindustrial world. The guilds were also a organization that had the responsibility of looking out for the craftsman's family if he should meet with an early death. Children were also punished for arriving late for work and for talking to the other children. The traditional mode of farm production that had existed for centuries was abolished.
This moved the aristocratic class to change its view of the peasant class. Finally, there was an emerging, vibrant, economic and politically powerful independent class known as merchants. This increased the birthrate during the Industrial Revolution. Romanticism was probably the most important artistic movement to flourish during the Industrial Revolution. Geographic disparities complicate the picture as well. Labour Unions Urbanization caused an overflow of workers in cities.
None of these presidents are terribly important in terms of the test, though it is helpful to have a general sense of the politics of the nation during the period. The everyday work environment also changed drastically, and the West became an urban civilization. Immigrants flocked to the towns and cities. The Industrial Revolution also accelerated the growth of the urban population. Great factories were built, there were further advancements in mechanization and transportation systems and these were all based in the emerging towns and cities and the urbanization in America increased at an incredibly rapid rate. Initially this was just to meet the water and food needs of large populations. The Industrial Revolution changed the landscape.
As the decades proceeded, workers continued to gain more rights and safety conditions in cities and factories improved. Effects of Urbanization in America: Separation by class and neighborhoods Effects of Urbanization in America: High levels of congestion alleviated by new transportation systems Effects of Urbanization in America: Urban sprawl - the movement to more rural areas outside the central city areas Effects of Urbanization in America: Rise in crime due to poverty and lack of control Effects of Urbanization in America: Machine Politics in cities based on bribery, corruption and unfair business practices Effects of Urbanization in America: Rise in anti-immigration and resentment towards immigrants Effects of Urbanization in America: Social unrest - Poor living conditions led to riots and strikes by workers Urbanization in America: Effects of Urbanization in America Urbanization in America in the late 1800's: Benefits of Urbanization in America The following table provides f ast facts and a brief overview about the history and benefits of Urbanization in America: Benefits of Urbanization in America Benefits of Urbanization in America: New public transport systems were developed Benefits of Urbanization in America: New styles of buildings skyscrapers were introduced made possible by cheap steel and the invention of elevators. Between 1750 and 1800, the populations of major countries increased between 50 and 100 percent, chiefly as a result of the use of new food crops such as the potato and a temporary decline in disease. During the early 19th century, there was a large population growth caused by the improvements of the Agricultural Revolution of the 18th century. It also ended the dominance of agriculture and initiated significant social change.
Coal and petroleum were ideas used for the power of the steam engines. The first occurred 15,000-20,000 years ago during the Neolithic Revolution, when small communities became less nomadic and began to base their existence on and agriculture. Preindustrial Europe was static and based upon privilege. The horrible conditions in early industrial factories and cities caused many hardships for new workers. In April 1851 the first reported discovery of payable gold was made by John Lister and William Tom at the junction of Lewis Ponds and Summer Hill Creeks, Ophir.
Coal burning caused increased acid rain, which is a phenomenon that occurs when pollutants are released into the atmosphere and then fall back to earth as precipitation. Poor immigrants formed ethnic enclaves in America's cities where members of minority groups lived - referred to as ghettos. The American inventor of the cotton gin was a man by the name of Eli Whitney. Industrialization had many positive effects on society in Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries. These prospective workers were looking for wage labor in newly developed factories. Urban workers also became a vocal political class, and encouraged the passage of legislation such as the 1938 Fair Labor Standards Act. Second, the necessity for marketing finished goods created great urban centers where there was access to water or railways.
As technology increased and machines became more sophisticated, the employer began to value machinery more than his work force. The Horse Car was one of the earliest forms of public transport. Both bad harvests and increased population affected the price of food. Families of businessmen and landlords also had to innovate to take care of unexpectedly large surviving broods. The basic effect of was at the center of most of the class conflict in this preindustrial world.
In the 1896 election, the Populists joined with the Democratic Party in supporting William Jennings Bryan. Everyone worked for the economic survival of the group. Men began to work in factories, and their wages were comparatively higher than those of women. The one little boy is also standing barefoot on a dirty factory floor which could have pointy nails or glass on the ground and he could easily cut his foot. The efforts of the Grange played a big role in the passage of the 1887 Interstate Commerce Act. Second, the railroad boom created hundreds of thousands of new jobs for both railroad workers and miner. Others problems created by urbanization include, increased crime rates, poverty, deforestation, and the formation of slums considered to be one of the worst effects of urbanization.
The Industrial Revolution, which lasted from the late 18th century until the early 1900s, changed the face of the planet. A person could work a shift of 12-16 hours. This demand occurs because businesses looking for new technology to increase productivity require an educated workforce, and pleasant living conditions attract skilled workers to the area. The railroads gave manufacturers a cheap way to transport their products. The Western World went from rural and agricultural to urban industrial. Their little hands come in handy while working with the machines in the factories, but it is very unsafe. This began the modern fear of the population bomb, which is still a hotly debated issue.