Euro article.pdf - The Industrial Times January 7 1850 Transportation in the Age By Urkelgrue Lifenhoffer This week England has taken another step in

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The Industrial Times January 7, 1850 Transportation in the Age:By Urkelgrue Lifenhoffer This week England has taken another step in Industrial progress. The transportation industry of England has undergone a glorious transformation with the new invention of Richard Trevithick. In the years following the creation of the steam boat by Robert Fulton, British Engineer Richard Trevithick has created the first railway steam locomotive. It has been nicknamed, “The Cornish Puffer”. Unfortunately its first successful run, Trevithick abandoned the machine while it was running in the shed and both shed and locomotive were destroyed in a fire. Nevertheless, the concept of success has still been achieved and Trevithick plans to rebuild and continue the progress of transportation in this Industrial Age. The railway steam locomotive will be able to transport coal, cotton, textiles, and other goods across the country. This invention will transform the process of shipment of goods and it will increase productivity and efficiency in industry all around, because Urbanization:By Regina Falange Industrialization has brought Europe into the modern age in terms of business and transportation. However with this progress, urbanization has become the largest issue. Manchester is a small town in England. In 1771 the population was 22,000, fifty years later it has reached 180,000 people. This has caused massive overpopulation in working-class neighborhoods. Why has the little town of Manchester become such a booming city? Since the late 1700’s, Manchester has been a town of textile production. As production methods have increased and factories have risen up in the place of rural businesses, people have been forced to move to cities for work. There has been a shift from agriculturally based work to industry. People desperate for money move to cities and take low paying factory jobs, just to survive. As a
more products will be able to be produced and transported faster, to farther places, as opposed to the slower abilities of horse-drawn locomotives. The railway will lead to increased production and it will spur forward the Industrial age. result of this urbanization, there has been massive overcrowding in cities and a larger gap between the 1% and the lower classes. French writer Alexis de Tocqueville visited Manchester and described the environmental condition.“From this foul Drain the greatest stream of human industry flows out to fertilize the whole world. From this filthy sewer pure gold flows. Here humanity attains

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