Living History: Living During the Industrial Revolution DVD

United Learning

SKU: DC023638
Format: DVD
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Copyright: 2003

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Few events in history have had as great an effect on people’s lives as the Industrial Revolution that began in the late 18th century. This program explains the role of new technology on industrialization, and examines the changes in society and family life that occurred as a result of it. This program covers: life and textile manufacturing before the Industrial Revolution, the revolution in the textile industry, factories and growth of industrial cities, the cotton gin, interchangeable parts, factory work, steam power, and a discussion about how New England States became the center of America’s Industrial Revolution.