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AAS33B 01-14 Do-Franks - Do Industrial Revolution is a...

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January 14, 2008 Do Industrial Revolution is a process of social and economic change whereby a human group is transformed from a pre-industrial society (an economy where the amount of capital accumulated per capita is low) to an industrial one (a fully developed capitalist economy). It is a part of wider modernisation process, where this social and economic change is closely related with technological innovation, particularly the development of large-scale energy and metallurgy production. Industrialisation also introduces some form of philosophical change, or to a different attitude in the perception of nature. The lack of a large industry sector is widely seen as a major handicap in a country's economy, pushing many governments to encourage or enforce industrialisation through artificial means. The world's industrialisation started with the Industrial Revolution in the 18th century in northwest and midlands of England. [1] When capitalised, Industrial Revolution refers to the first industrial revolution, which took place in Britain during the 18th and 19th centuries. The Second Industrial Revolution describes later, somewhat less dramatic changes which came about with the widespread availability of electric power, the internal-combustion engine and assembly lines. 1900-1912 Dark side of Industrialization Progress A___________________________B Time Modernity Iphones, AC/heater, things make things/life easier Automation/Machines = less jobs for humans 2.5 million (Litters) |15 minutes Only 70% recycled Shipload of used laptops shipped to China for people to take apart and be exposed to harmful chemicals to try and recycle stuff Housing – Over crowded, increased pollution – human waste
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Alienated (move to a different place – out-casted by the small neighborhood community) Factories (larger people who get together in a small area – sometimes no work regulation) Crime The Progressive Era A period of reform which lasted from the 1890s through the 1920s. Progressives strongly opposed waste and corruption. They sought change in regard to worker's rights and protection of the ordinary citizen in general. Initially the movement was successful at local level, and then it progressed to state and gradually national. The reformers (and their opponents) were predominantly members of the middle class. Most were well educated white Protestants who lived in the cities. Catholics, Jews and African Americans had their own versions of the Progressive Movement, led by the likes of George Cardinal Mundelein, Oscar Straus and Booker T. Washington. Women came to the forefront in the Progressive era and proved their value as social workers. The Progressives pushed for social justice, general equality and public safety, but there were contradictions within the movement, especially regarding race.
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