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Until 1819, which statement was true?
Children were not allowed to work in the mines during the Industrial Revolution
Work conditions were closely regulated
There were no labor laws that prevented children from working
Children were allowed to work but they were treated fairly.
"Coal is a rock that is combustible, meaning that it burns easily when set on fire." What is an effect of coal during the Industrial Revolution - pick the best option.
Coal fueled engines, factories, and trains
Coal is found in the ground
Coal is a natural resource
Great Britain's location made it ideal for trading
What is the mass movement from farms to cities called?
Which of the following is not an accurate description to working conditions during the Industrial Revolution?
Workers often worked more than 12 hours a day
Workers were given multiple breaks
Children, even younger than ten, worked in factories
Workers received low wages
What is one way that the Industrial Revolution still negatively affects us all today?
Factory work is still incredibly dangerous and refuse to change.
Greenhouse gases from burning coal has led to climate change.
Children still work in factories in Europe and parts of the US.
Smallpox is still a disease that affects a lot of people.
Who improved on the design for the steam engine?
The new form of housing lots of people in one small space was called...
an apartment building
a track home
a mobile home
Which isn't a benefit of the industrial revolution?
leisure time for the middle class
an increase in overall wealth
cheaper machine made goods for every class
fair pay for factory workers