Compressed Zip File
Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.
This is a simple reading guide worksheet to do in class. Just have the students review the reading guide and answer the questions. Then, you can review it together. Though it is a simple worksheet, it covers an extensive amount of material. This is a fantastic resource for the regular teacher and substitutes! The items come in editable
Microsoft formats and PDFs. See below for details!
The Content covered is as follows:
The Industrial Revolution
Industrialization, Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, wealthy landowners, enclosure, crop rotation, farmers, cities, Jethro Tull (1674-1741), horse-drawn seed drill, inventions, coal, iron, rivers, wood, natural resources, factories, colonies, John Kay (1704-1779), Flying Shuttle, Spinning Jenny, James Hargreaves (1720-1778), Richard Arkwright (1732-1792), the Water Frame, machines, Samuel Crompton (1753-1827), Spinning Mule, 13 Colonies, African slaves, Cotton Gin, Eli Whitney (1765-1825), Thomas Newcomen (1664-1729), the Steam Engine, Robert Fulton (1765-1815), Richard Trevithick (1771-1833), locomotives, entrepreneurs, railroads, urbanization, corporations, stock, John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937), the Standard Oil Corporation, Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919), the Carnegie Steel Corporation, JP Morgan (1837-1913), the General Electric Corporation, monopoly, monopolies, competition, Adam Smith (1723-1790), The Wealth of Nations, Capitalism, Communism, laissez faire, Karl Marx (1818-1883), Communist Manifesto, Communism, unions, child labor, women’s rights in factories, the British Parliament, the Factory Act of 1833, Florence Kelley (1859-1932) and more!!!