The Industrial Revolution stimulated the lives of the people in Europe and North American in the 19th century. The industrial Revolution is set between the time period of 1750 and 1850 where changes characterized by developments in iron were grasped. The revolution was started by Britain. The second revolution was pigeon-holed by steel, electronics and automobiles, which started with Germany. The Industrial Revolution was a time jam-packed with social and economic changes in everyday life. Hand-made tools and goods to machine manufactured products was a transformation that not only changed the economy, but as well as the lives of the workers.
In Great Britain during the 1780’s was when the first changes occurred. These changes spread across Europe and North America by the 19th century which had a huge impact on the world. The Industrial Revolution affected every aspect of human society including the nature of work, child labor, and health conditions of the workers. Sebastian Le Prestre Vauban noted many jobs, of which included mowing, harvesting, threshing, woodcutting, working the soil and the vineyards, clearing land, laboring for builders and many other tasks.
This demonstrates that the life of a farmer involves of mostly labor. However, as long as the tasks that were given to the worker were accomplished in time, the hours were not firmly restricted. But as the Industrial Revolution snuck up on the people, the workers went from the field to working in the factories. The Industrial Revolution not only had a momentous impact on the lives of the people, it also caused incredible technological progressions, but when compared to the influence on human rights and conditions, the technological advancements are close to none.
Before the Industrial Revolution, many people owned farmlands where people worked on the farms for the owners.
When looking at the middle class, the Industrial Revolution had an massive impact on their lives. There were enlarged employment chances for ordinary working people, but they had harsh working conditions. There was an introduction of urbanization triggered by the reorganization of many people going to the cities to look for job opportunities. There was introduction of laws for child labor, public health and working condition for the commonplace working people, which was trying to avoid the exploitation of the subgroups. As well as the positive effects, there always has to be a negative side to things.
The negative effect from the Revolution involved people who were in inconsistency of the new technologies. This initiated the change in culture because of the rapid growth disturbing families and peer groups. During the first Industrial Revolution, steam power was introduced. Steam power replaced the human labor which presented the machines which could do mining , increased production, and faster conveyance. The Industrial Revolution brought out the miscellaneous transportation systems such as the canals and later the railways. These new-fangled transportation ways created a better way of moving the goods from mines to markets. The Revolution also brought improved expansion in metal and the chemical industries which provided better working circumstances. These spread all over Western Europe and Northern America, which then later swept the rest of the world. There was a culture of hard work, unindustrialized ideas and risk taking that inaugurated the Industrial Revolution in Europe. There was the end of feudalism that changed the economic relationship around the European continent, thus inspiring the Revolution.
As much as the Western European tried to terminate capitalism, the Industrial Revolution contributed to the formation of the true capitalist system. Britain was being the main encourager in the Industrial Revolution which was caused by the agricultural revolution. No doubt, the Industrial Revolution was one of the most significant time periods in the human history. It is responsible for enhancing society into the up-to-date frugalities that we have today.
Technological advances allowed mass creation of goods and services, this permitted trade to be navigated on a much larger scale. This caused the families to see a much larger growth on the amount of income established because of an amateurish worker. Unfortunately, the workers were taken gain of because of the apparent lack of skill and the number of workers accessible. This is what created a undesirable work environment for the women who were treated fraudulently and got paid less then the average worker. Karl Marx encouraged for a Revolution that was for the working class because of the administration. Bakunin advocated the excess of government in order to get a civilization in harmonial flow, while the Pope was trying to get a united workers front where the government defends its labors/peoples. Over the time period of the Industrial Revolution the workers saw many immense variations which directed to the economic times we have now in our day and age.