Infographic Template Galleries

Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Life of Men, Women and Children during the Industrial Revolution Life of Men Life of Children Life of Women -Men were waged workers. -They also had extensive knowledge on specific crafts. -Women were mostly housewives and worked at home (spinning, weaving,cooking, etc.) -Some women became maids and others workedas governesses for rich children -Birth rates were high -Children were often used for labor because they were easy to manipulate and train -Low-income classes used their childrenfor labor due to the fact they need an income -It was common to have more than10 children in one family -Education/school was not commonfor children -So some children as young as 8 or 9 arerequired to work 12 or more hours perday -The children worked in mines and factories -Women were hired before men in factories. -Women found waged work in domesticservice, textile factories, and pieceworkshops. -Others became managers and owners offactories. Family Dynamics -Men lost the role of being the primary wage earners as the industrial revolution progressed. -Women started working outside the house at places such as factories. -There were reforms on what type of laborwomen could do (ex. Cult of Domesticity) -Upper-class and middle-class men gained increased prestige at home. -Women were responsible of taking care ofthe children. -They were the sole providers who made families' comfortable -Lengthened weekends by observing "Holy Monday" By: Rachel Goldsborough and Nina Capinpin
Create Your Free Infographic!