Day I : England And The Industrial Revolution Essay

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DAY I: ENGLAND AND THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

Essential Lesson Questions: Why did the Industrial Revolution begin in England and not in other places? What were some reactions to it and why did they emerge?

Historical Thinking Skill: Cause and Consequence & Interpretation of Evidence

Students will read an excerpt from one secondary source and two small primary sources dealing with the Industrial Revolution making sure to annotate all three of them, in addition they will take some notes to get historical context, they will then answer the essential questions on a worksheet which will ask them to back up their answer with a quote from one or more of the texts

Sources o Excerpts from Marks Origins of the Modern World detailing some of the factors that led to the Industrial Revolution happening in Britain o Excerpts from a source on Luddites: Kenneth Carpenter, ed, The Luddites: 3 Pamphlets, 1812-1839, (N.Y.:Arno Press, 1972), pp. 98-112 o Excerpt of a source on Chartists “The Chartist Demands” from The Life and Struggle of William Lovett (New York: Knopf, 1920), pp. 478-481.

DAY II: FRANCE AND THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

Essential Lesson Questions: How did the Industrial Revolution spread and effect France? How did it affect people of different classes in France?

Historical Thinking Skill: Continuity and Change & Interpretation of Evidence

Students will take notes on the spread of Industry into France as well as changes it had on society, and then examine two sources…

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