Age of Revolutions Britain emerged as the first to be an industry state, with people doing more than agricultural jobs. Britain had plenty of coal supply deposits nearby and were also using steam. This made Britain the birthplace of a modern industrial economy. They started the railway which they gave to the world making transportation of people and goods easier. The built bridges over water, they were starting a revolution and opening communities to each other. The Orient Express spanned Europe within three days making the transfer of food, and livestock much better for different communities. Not only did the transportation become better, the living situations did as well. Buildings were built for homeless people, within walking distance of the factories so they could walk to work each day. They rebuilt churches to give people a place for religion, then added row houses for people who were ready to move out had places to go. Giving people a place they could call home was refreshing for them, they had worked so hard and lost so much to have a place of their own meant they made it. While all of these were going on the work increased, and people were also paid more. Laws came into play saying that workers had to be paid minimum wage, so people started making more money. They were not able to exceed a certain number of hours per day, and children under nine were no longer allowed to work in the factories after a few laws past. This made working conditions
“The Scientific Revolution, The Age of Enlightenment and The Revolutionary Era”
Prior to the late seventeenth century the church had power over the university, and at the time science was accepted on faith. As was discussed in lecture the way the world and the universe, social and political beliefs were all based on God and how God wanted things to be. So moving into the late seventeenth and eighteenth century two major events took place that challenged the way things had always been and that was…
of the Industrial Revolution. Many people were driven to the cities to look for work, in turn the ended living in the cities that could not support them. With the new industrial age, a new qauntitative and materialistic view of the world took place. This caused the need for people to consume as much as they could. This still happens today. Living on small wages that required small children to work in factories for long days.
The Industrial Revolution, was not a good revolution for the planet. From…
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Democratic Revolutions Study Guide
1. What is the Magna Carta? It kept king john from punishing freedom through the law of the land.
2. What caused the English Civil War? What is the English Civil War?
Well, Charles 1st was keeping all the power and not letting the church have any control. The English civil war was against Charles followers and Oliver’s followers.
3. What is the Glorious Revolution?
The deposition of James the 2nd
4. What is the…
The Agricultural Revolution
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History of Plows
• Thomas Jefferson
• Charles Newbold and David Peacock
• Jeff Wood
• Jethro Tull (1674 – 1741)
Machines to Cut Grains
• Sickles and Reapers
• American sickles
• Mechanical reapers
THE AGE OF REVOLUTION IN CONTEXT
Between 1789 and 1799, France went through one of the most dramatic events of European History: the French Revolution. As a consequence of the Enlightenment, french people decided to speak up for themselves to solve the issues that have been around them for long, but they couldn’t deal with them. Political power was not distributed equally which had left groups feeling underrepresented and without rights. Economy was underdeveloped (in comparison…
The evils of the Industrial Revolution were addressed by new government involvement that addressed child labor and factory safety. In the eighteenth and nineteenth century, the government wanted a better society. They had some laws passed in order to have this done, and the “evils” of the industrial revolution were improved. The new safety regulations and laws hindered the growth of different factories and industries. The Combination Act of 1800, the Health and Morals Act of 1802, and the Factory…
during the Neolithic Revolution and the Green Revolution these changes in food production had political, social, economic effects on societies and regions.
People went from food gathering to food production. At first man had to gather food to survive because he did not know how to make of grow his own food. This was ok but it was very hard to survive because sometimes food was very hard to find because of winter or snow. Some did not survive. This was the Neolithic Revolution. Then man went to the…
country? 4. What was Louis XIV trying to do when he built the palace at Versailles? English Revolutions 1. What or who was brought back to England during the Restoration? 2. Who came to power during the Glorious Revolution? After the Glorious Revolution, who had more authority in England—the monarch or Parliament? What document was signed at this time that made England a constitutional monarchy? Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment 1. What is the Heliocentric Theory? Know the importance of Copernicus…
His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution as well as the overall development of modern political, sociological, and educational thought. The American Revolution was a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies on the North American continent (as well as some naval conflict). The war was the culmination of the political American Revolution, whereby the colonists overthrew British rule. The French Revolution was a period of radical social and political upheaval…
the July Revolution of 1830. To have a full understanding of this painting, one must first understand the root of the unrest during the early 1800s. King Charles X succeeded to the throne in France in 1824 upon the death of his brother Louis XVIII. Charles X became unpopular with his countrymen when he issued several controversial orders. They included the re-establishment of Catholic Church as the primary church, as well as compensating those citizens who suffered in the earlier Revolution of 1780’s…