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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Development in the Industrial Revolution Factories & Urbanisation Child labour The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840. This transition included going from hand production methods to machines, new chemical manufacturing and iron production processes, improved efficiency of water power, the increasing use of steam power and the development of machine tools. Health conditions improved over the course of the 19th century because of better sanitation; the famines that troubled rural areas did not happen in industrial areas. Luddites Factories & Urban Industrial Revolution Later each factory would have its own steam engine and a chimney to give an efficient draft through its boiler. Cholera Health conditions improved over the course of the 19th century because of better sanitation; the famines that troubled rural areas did not happen in industrial areas. Urban Development ยท Living conditions during the Industrial Revolution varied from the splendour of the homes of the owners to the squalor of the lives of the workers. Many workers, weavers and others realized that they could not compete with machines, so they began destroying factories and machinery. These attackers became known as Luddites. Tuberculosis Many children were forced to work in relatively bad conditions for much lower pay than their elders, 10-20% of an adult male's wage. Employers could pay a child less than an adult even though their productivity was not comparable. The factory system was largely responsible for the rise of the modern city, as large numbers of workers migrated into the cities in search of employment in the factories. 19th century, production was done in small mills, which were typically water-poweredand built to serve local needs.
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