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The Impact of the Industrial Revolution Lecture Reading – Sherman, Chapter 17, pages 546-562. I) Industrialization Spreads to the Continent (Northern Europe especially) II) Similar Qualities to England A) Many urban laborers B) Coal and Iron deposits C) Developed transportation facilities (many driven by Napoleonic reforms) III) Chief Differences A) Government-driven (tariffs, subsidies, state-run industries) B) Bigger initial investments (invest selectively, purchase already-developed products) C) Urbanization, Industrialization, and the “Social Question” D) Urbanization and Large Industrial Centers E) New Wealth F) Population continues to surge (Britain’s population doubles) G) Personal income rises H) Wealth goes primarily to the new middle classes
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Unformatted text preview: I) Changing Class Ideals J) Separate spheres K) Affection, love, privacy L) Home becomes a private haven M) Domesticity extends into the world N) Misery of the Working Class O) Work longer hours P) May earn no more (in real terms) Q) Child care problems R) No job security S) No slack days, labor without regard to time T) Class consciousness grows U) Industrial Cities Grow -- Problems Caused by Overcrowding and Urbanization V) Environmental Problems W) Segregation by Identity X) Uncontrolled Growth in Cities Y) Rising Crime Z) Prostitution Grows AA) Disease/death (Cholera, maiming, lung disease, etc.) BB) Solutions? CC) FROM ABOVE DD) Charity EE) Policing FF)FROM BELOW GG) Ideology HH) Revolution...
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