World History Ch. 7 sec. 3 & 4

World History Ch. 7 sec. 3 & 4 - Reaction to the...

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Reaction to the Industrial Revolution New Ways of Thinking
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Industrialization & Urbanization produce bad conditions for the workers. Cities grow up around mines and factories. Urbanization Entrepreneurs created a new _________. Middle class During industrialization and urbanization the middle and upper classes lived in _______. Nice neighborhoods. As a result of urbanization most the poor lived in ___. tenements
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Tenements Multistory buildings divided into apartments. Often had no running water and no sewage or sanitation system. The lack of a sewage system often resulted in contaminated drinking water and the ___. Spread of diseases.
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Factory Work Often monotonous and dangerous. Shifts in factories often lasted 12 to 16 hours a day. Six or seven days a week. Children often started working in factories at the ages of seven or eight. Although labor unions were ineffective at first they do eventually win the right to ask for better wages, hours and working conditions.
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Laissez-Faire Economics A completely free market economy with no government interference in the economy. (Leave it alone) In the early 1800s, is embraced by middle- class business leaders. Main advocate was Adam Smith
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This note was uploaded on 12/25/2011 for the course HIST 058 taught by Professor Babice during the Fall '10 term at Everglades.

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World History Ch. 7 sec. 3 & 4 - Reaction to the...

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