This product is all about the American industrial revolution, including mostly interactive notebook inserts, but also including a 33 item multiple choice test at the end. Answer keys are included where they apply. It is introduced with a vocabulary matching activity, so students can become familiar with the terms related to the Industrial Revolution. However, these terms don't absolutely have to be introduced at the beginning. they could be matched as students learn the material, and/or at the end of the unit for review. Students understand the changes the Industrial Revolution brought about - - both good and bad. They learn to understand how the Industrial Revolution made the manufacture of goods more quick and efficient. They learn that the origins of the revolution began in Great Britain and were brought over to the United States later. They become familiar with some of the culture of the Industrial Revolution if they read works by Charles Dickens, and he is mentioned as a prominent British Industrial Revolution author in one of the activities. They will learn that this was a time of many inventions that were intended to make life easier for people, and learn about some of those inventions and the inventors. They will learn about assembly lines. They will learn some of the negative effects of the revolution, such as the reduction of land for agriculture, unsanitary and criminal conditions because of overcrowding in cities, robber barons, monopolies, and more. They will learn about how the industrial revolution encouraged more urbanization, and what changes took place as a result. They will learn about the class hierarchy that resulted from the Industrial Revolution. They will learn about the atrocities of child labor and sweat shops. They will become involved in time lines related to the Industrial Revolution - - both related to child labor, and in the general history of the United States. They will learn about muckrakers and reformers who worked to bring about change in response to many of the negative effects of the Industrial Revolution. At the end, students can complete an activity to help the evaluate the positive and negative results of the Industrial Revolution. Answer keys are included where they apply.