Key words include:
This presentation examines:
- Bulk production and the factory system
- Social classes of the Industrial Revolution
- The worsening of factory conditions, sweat shops
- Social Darwinism
- Urbanization, growing American cities, and shanty towns
- The cotton gin and steam engine
- Child labor
- The pros and cons of the Industrial Revolution
Overarching Question (Thinking Focus Question):
- What was life like in early factories?
**CAN BE ALTERED!** This is lesson 9 of the Industry and Westward Expansion Unit. It comes with an engaging and visually appealing 35-slide PowerPoint presentation with easy to understand content illustrated with charts and pictures. This PowerPoint lesson is accompanied by a three-page graphic organizer - answer key included!
Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 8: Industrial Revolution (Part 1)
Lesson 9: Industrial Revolution (Part 2)
Lesson 10: Clay's American System and Protective Tariff
Lesson 11: Nullification Act and Indian Removal Act
Lesson 12: Oregon Trail
Lesson 13: Texas and the Alamo
Lesson 14: Mexican American War
Lesson 15: California Gold Rush
UNIT: Industrial Revolution and Westward Movement UNIT - Part 2 of 2
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