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In the and Centuries improvements in education of the masses resulted in an increase of the appreciation of books.

Teaching the Industrial Revolution with Primary and Secondary Sources

Before child labor laws, February Addie Card, 12 years old, anemic little spinner in North Pownal Cotton Mill, Vermont. Girls in mill say she is ten years. She admitted to me she was twelve; that she started during school vacation and would "stay.

A website detailing some causes and possible effects of a "Third Industrial Revolution" involving the Internet that many people believe we are entering into.

A website detailing some causes and possible effects of a "Third Industrial Revolution" involving the Internet that many people believe we are entering into.

Step into the Victorian underworld of Angel Meadow, the vilest and most dangerous slum of the Industrial Revolution in a book by Dean Kirby.

Angel Meadow: Victorian Britain’s Most Savage Slum

Step into the Victorian underworld of Angel Meadow, the vilest and most dangerous slum of the Industrial Revolution in a book by Dean Kirby.

The Law of Dreams tells the story of a young man's epic passage from innocence to experience during The Great Famine in Ireland of 1847. On his odyssey through Ireland and Britain, and across the Atlantic to “the Boston states,” Fergus is initiated to violence, sexual heat, and the glories and dangers of the industrial revolution.

Peter Behrens is a Canadian novelist, screenwriter and short story writer. His debut novel, The Law of Dreams, won the 2006 Governor General's Award for English fiction.

Slater Mill - Pawtucket, RI   You may have read about this place in your history books in school.  In 1793 it became the first water powered cotton mill which through demonstration of it's efficiency, helped industrialize the nation. It is commonly referred to as "Birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution".  However, this mill has a dark past in that children were put to work in the mill under dangerous work conditions.   Some of them got caught in machines such as the mule spinner...

A view of the Mill from Roosevelt Ave, circa Taken for the HABS/HAER project (Historic American Buildings/Historic American Engineering Record).

Introduces young readers to the Industrial Revolution not only through the usual people, places, and inventions of the time--the incredibly wealthy Rockefellers and Carnegies, dirty and dangerous factories, and new forms of transportation and communication--but also through the eyes of everyday workers, kids, sports figures, and social activists whose names never appear in history books.

The Industrial Revolution for kids : the people and technology that changed the world : with 21 activities

Angel Meadow was a Victorian slum in the heart of Manchester, one of the Industrial Revolutions most prosperous cities in England. While the city’s bosses flaunted their wealth, the factory workers lived in filth, arguing and confronting each other under horrendous conditions of poverty. In Angel Meadow, author Dean Kirby has gathered together the history, personal tales and reality that was the vilest and most dangerous slum of the Industrial Revolution. An excellent book!

Angel Meadow: Victorian Britain’s Most Savage Slum

Step into the Victorian underworld of Angel Meadow, the vilest and most dangerous slum of the Industrial Revolution in a book by Dean Kirby.

The Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power is Transforming Energy, the Economy, and the World

Third industrial revolution - Explains the economic world we are heading to.

Over London–by Rail, from London: A Pilgrimage - Gustave Doré 1872.

Over London by Rail, by Gustave Doré, shows the cramped living conditions in Victorian London slums, similar to those in Portsea at the time.

'Victorian Pharmacy' (2010) Historical documentary that looks at life in the 19th c. & how people attempted to cure common ailments. Recreates a Victorian pharmacy & since some of the ingredients of Victorian remedies are now either illegal or known to be dangerous, Nick Barber often uses his modern pharmaceutical knowledge to produce similar products without those ingredients. As the Industrial Revolution spread through Britain,so did breathing related illnesses, due to the thick smoke…

Buy Victorian Pharmacy Remedies and Recipes by Jane Eastoe from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over

#Book Review of #EmbracingLuddism from #ReadersFavorite - https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/embracing-luddism  Reviewed by Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite  Embracing Luddism: Stop the Progress, I Want to Get Off! is a non-fiction social-issues book written by J. Ronald Adair. In 1812, Ned Ludd, a textile worker, led his co-workers in a rebellion against the dangers of the industrial revolution. The author sees himself as a selective Luddite which could be s...

Book review of Embracing Luddism

#Book Review of #EmbracingLuddism from #ReadersFavorite - https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/embracing-luddism Reviewed by Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite Embracing Luddism: Stop the Progress, I Want to Get Off! is a non-fiction social-issues book written by J. Ronald Adair. In 1812, Ned Ludd, a textile worker, led his co-workers in a rebellion against the dangers of the industrial revolution. The author sees himself as a selective Luddite which could be s...

Before child labour laws outlawed the work of such young children, child chimney sweeps often had to crawl through holes only 18in wide. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Dangerous: Child chimney sweeps often had to crawl through holes only wide - and cruel masters would light fires to make them climb faster. Many fell to their deaths.

Streets of Hope by J. Robert Whittle - The third book in the Lizzie Series. 16-year-old Lizzie has amassed a growing empire but her reputation is coming to the attention of her evil competitors.

Robert Whittle - The third book in the Lizzie Series. Lizzie has amassed a growing empire but her reputation is coming to the attention of her evil competitors.

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