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Yr indrev intro-1


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Yr indrev intro-1

  1. 1. The Industrial Revolution Discuss: What do you think the above phrase could mean? Why?
  2. 2. London 1600s
  3. 3. London 1700
  4. 4. London 1800
  5. 5. London 1900 – 8 of these sections made up the whole map
  6. 6. Look back at the maps… <ul><li>When do you think the biggest growth in London occurred? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think could explain this? </li></ul><ul><li>What effect would the growing number of people have had on the wealth of the country? Why? </li></ul><ul><li>What does this expansion (possibly) tell us about the birth rate, dearth rate and NI/ND of the time? </li></ul><ul><li>Any other factors to consider? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Industrial Revolution. What is it? Why do we need to study it? <ul><li>The modern world was created by the Industrial Revolution. </li></ul><ul><li>It transformed human society forever – and continues to do so. </li></ul><ul><li>The big questions facing politicians NOW can only be answered by studying what happened THEN: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What do we gain by industrialisation? What do we lose? What are the dangers? What are the benefits? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How it began… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First Industrial Revolution (1750-1850) = steam, factories, trains and towns </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How it developed… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Second industrial Revolution (1850-1900) = electricity, sound, film and cars </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How it continues today… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1900-1950 - spread to other countries (USA, Germany, France) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1950-now – spreading across the globe (Japan, China, Russia, India) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1970-now – a new nuclear / technological revolution (global!) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We cannot understand the world we live in today and where it ’ s heading without studying how we got here! </li></ul>
  8. 8. 1750 Britain… <ul><li>Population: 11 million </li></ul><ul><li>Transport: 10 Days = London > Edinburgh </li></ul><ul><li>Work: 20 % of people lived in towns </li></ul><ul><li>Health = 28 deaths per 1000 per year </li></ul><ul><li>Politics = 5 % of male adults could vote </li></ul><ul><li>Education = 7 universities </li></ul>
  9. 9. 1900 <ul><li>Population: 40 million </li></ul><ul><li>Transport: 1 day from London > Edinburgh </li></ul><ul><li>Work: 80 % of people worked in towns </li></ul><ul><li>Health = 18 deaths per 1000 per year </li></ul><ul><li>Politics = 60 % of male adults could vote </li></ul><ul><li>Education = 17 universities </li></ul>
  10. 10. The darker side… Forced labour Crime Political Unrest Overcrowding
  11. 11. How will we study it? <ul><li>Causes – individuals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Role Play > balloon debate, computer simulation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Causes – other factors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Display work > Connecting the factors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consequences – The impact on life in Britain </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Decision making games, cultural representation, sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>L ooking to the present – the 21 st century industrial revolution. Research and presentation. </li></ul></ul>