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    shows the struggle Richard Abernathy went through as a child. In the story it states, “Richard was struggling to repair a machine and had accidentally broken it beyond repair. The cotton mill owner was so frustrated with Richard that he tightened a heavy weight around Richard's neck and forced him to walk around the mill for an hour…. This happened so often that Richard had developed neck problems by the age of ten” (paragraph 3 ). This shows that when he did something wrong it would be…

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    harmful than beneficial was the fact that children were forced to work in dangerous for long hours and little pay.According to Joseph Hebergam, children were at the risk of dying every day from the machines not being safety inspected or regulated. In one mill he worked at for two and a half years, a dozen children…

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    industrial city. Manchester was a great place to show the negative and positive aspect of industrialization. It had rapid unplanned growth which made it an unhealthy place for poor people. But, wealth flowed from its factories. It went first to the mill owners and the new middle class. The workers in Manchester took pride in their work, they worked for many hours which made them get rewarded with high profits. A famous French writer named Alexis de Tocqueville, visited Manchester and wrote,…

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    Industrial Revolution The Industrial Revolution happen in Western Europe in the 1700s and was a huge deal Technologically. It affected the world a lot in the long road with technology, but also had major consequences at the time to do all what they did. Although this event has been titled a revolution, the question is whether the Industrial revolution was truly a revolution. For the purposes of this paper, the term revolution will be defined as a sudden, radical change for the positive.…

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    revolution, extensive mineral resources, and government’s loose role, caused Great Britain to be the leader of the revolution. New inventions like the steam engine caused a great influx in certain markets, for example, the cotton industry went from producing 2.5 million pounds of raw cotton in 1760 to 366 million pounds in 1840. The effects of the industrial revolution on Great Britain were the expansion of cities due to the huge increase in factories, the mistreatment of the new social class of…

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    Birley ,who worked at a cotton mill since the age of 5, it is displayed he suffered perpetually. He recalled the moment when “Frank once beat [him] till he frightened himself. He thought he killed [him]”. Birley’s words simply show the cruel pain children had to endure in many factories. He was beaten until he was close to death. Not only were factories full of cruel treatment , but full of unsanitary conditions for the laborers.…

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    information that I’m going to need. It states that the people in the factories couldn't even stay in there for even 10 minutes without gasping for air! Also, in document A it gives another piece of information on how bad it was in the factories. It says, “Cotton factories are a highly unfavorable, both to the…

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    in 1840s. After industrial revolution in Europe resources were being used on large scale for larger production during 18th and 19th century. It was boom in textile industry so most of the people were leaving their traditional job and moving towards cotton industry like many small farmers turned into weavers in late 18th century. It was credible time that all process of cloth manufacturing took place in one single…

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    The industrial revolution left a drastic mark on society. The revolution changed the ways of people in the 18th century drastically; the classes began to change, some individuals became very wealthy but some individuals lived in horrible conditions. Children were sent to work in factories where they were mistreated and made to work as much as adults. Women began working in textile industries and started to spend less time at home with their families. The problems of the industrial revolution…

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    resulted in an increase in factory jobs. The switch from the domestic system to factory system really sparked the revolution. “In 1793, when Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin, thereby allowing massive amount of cotton to be quickly processed in the Americas and exported to Europe, the textile industry was taken out of the homes and into the mills entirely. Which made the factory system profit, but it came with a social cost.” (Armstrong, Monty, David…

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