• Skilled vs. Unskilled Workers
    • Skilled labor replaced
      • Prior to revolution, everyone was skilled at their own jobs
        • Everyone made unique products
      • The assembly line replaced skilled labor
        • Workers only need to do one thing
        • Cheaper labor
    • Seasonal Help (supply and demand)
      • Based completely on economy
    • Migration to Urban Areas
      • Cheaper labor
      • Hard to find jobs
      • Bad living conditions
  • Wealth Gap

    – over 80% of new money go to top 5% of people

    • Social Darwinism
      • Educated – only talented should have the money
    • Maintaining Status Quo
      • Rich want to stay rich.
      • Why bother helping poor?
  • Family Life
    • Hardship
      • Separated, dysfunctional
      • Spend less time together, more time working
    • Discipline & Education
      • Better education = better job
    • Prior to the Industrial Revolution:
      • Family businesses
      • Family time (farms, etc)
    • Children save up money, move out once enough is saved up
      • People used to stay with their family
      • Now, children start their own lives
  • Labor Unionism
    • Government Opposition
      • The labor unions seem threating, similar to small rebellions
      • Government and wealthy want to keep their money
      • Fear of unions “breaking down the system”
    • Class Struggle
      • Society is not happy with progress
  • Impact on Society
    • Crime in cities
      • Unemployment
      • Dysfunctional families
    • Disease
      • Bad conditions
      • Slums
    • Law Enforcement
      • More prominent
      • Growing need
      • Prisons, police
  • Urbanization
    • Child deaths
      • Accidents
      • Malnutrition
      • High mortality rates
    • Growing Middle Class -> more rights and reform
      • Reforms
      • Lower class moves up
  • Industrialization Spreads
    • Great Britain
      • Starts first
      • Has all 3 factors of production (resources, labor, capital)
    • Shifts in Power
      • Industrialization = Rich
      • Rich = Power
    • Disparity
      • Some nations very wealthy, others very poor
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