The Industrial Revolution had quite an impact on the European economy in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Prior to this time, the economy was based on rural crafts often made in an individual’s home or place of business. After new technology was introduced and mechanical power was developed society and the quality of life of individuals would change.
Answer the following questions using one secondary source and one primary source. Be sure to cite correctly and include a reference list.
Your answer of at least 250 words due Friday, 2/26, and two responses of 100 words each by Sunday, 2/28.
Answer the following questions: How did Europe and mass society change with the advent of the Industrial Revolution? What was one significant invention during this era? How did it change society, especially for women and children?