Were the GAINS of the Industrial Revolution in England and the rest of the industrialized world from 1780-1910 worth the PAIN that was caused, particularly to the working people of the country?
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The purpose of this DBQ is to get students to begin evaluating the struggles/pain of workers in the Industrial Revolution era in relationship to the quality of life that was enjoyed due to the products they helped to produce. The modern day application is relevant - for example, sweatshops in industrializing countries for clothing lines sold domestically.