Growth of Cities
• Cities were unprepared for the rapid growth
• Positive results of the Industrial Revolution
1. Middle class dramatically increased
2. Mass produced goods improved the...
Upper
Middle Class
Lower Middle
Class
Poor Workers
• Negative results of the Industrial Revolution
1. Workers endured dangerous working
conditions
2. Health problems due to ...
Unions formed to try to improve the workers
wages and working conditions
Britain tries to help the workers:
1833 Factory Act – put limits on child labor and
required children to attend school 3 h...
Mines Act – barred women and boys under the
age of 10 from working in the mines
Ten Hour Bill – women and children could only
work 10 hours
Religious Transformation
John Wesley
• One of the greatest
preachers in Britain
• Methodist
George Whitefield
• Another influential
preacher
• Had an international
ministry
• Played a key role in the
Great Awakenin...
Slavery and Slave Trade
In Britain
• Quakers were the first religious group to
combat slavery
John Newton
• Wrote the hymn “Amazing Grace”
• Former slave-ship captain
• Became outspoken critic of slavery
John Newton
William Wilberforce
• Member of Parliament
• Lead the effort to abolish slavery in the British
empire
• Supported the Comm...
William Wilberforce
In America
• William Lloyd
Garrison
– Editor of the
newspaper The
Liberator
– A famous
abolitionist
• Frederick Douglas
– Former slave
– Famous abolitionist
France
• Napoleon revived slavery when he became
the First Consul
• Ended in 1804
Muslim World
• Several million live in slavery TODAY!
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  1. 1. Growth of Cities • Cities were unprepared for the rapid growth
  2. 2. • Positive results of the Industrial Revolution 1. Middle class dramatically increased 2. Mass produced goods improved the lives of the rich and poor 3. Middle class could move into the upper class
  3. 3. Upper Middle Class Lower Middle Class Poor Workers
  4. 4. • Negative results of the Industrial Revolution 1. Workers endured dangerous working conditions 2. Health problems due to pollution
  5. 5. Unions formed to try to improve the workers wages and working conditions
  6. 6. Britain tries to help the workers: 1833 Factory Act – put limits on child labor and required children to attend school 3 hours a day
  7. 7. Mines Act – barred women and boys under the age of 10 from working in the mines
  8. 8. Ten Hour Bill – women and children could only work 10 hours
  9. 9. Religious Transformation John Wesley • One of the greatest preachers in Britain • Methodist
  10. 10. George Whitefield • Another influential preacher • Had an international ministry • Played a key role in the Great Awakening in the colonies
  11. 11. Slavery and Slave Trade
  12. 12. In Britain • Quakers were the first religious group to combat slavery
  13. 13. John Newton • Wrote the hymn “Amazing Grace” • Former slave-ship captain • Became outspoken critic of slavery
  14. 14. John Newton
  15. 15. William Wilberforce • Member of Parliament • Lead the effort to abolish slavery in the British empire • Supported the Committee for the Abolition of the Slave Trade
  16. 16. William Wilberforce
  17. 17. In America • William Lloyd Garrison – Editor of the newspaper The Liberator – A famous abolitionist
  18. 18. • Frederick Douglas – Former slave – Famous abolitionist
  19. 19. France • Napoleon revived slavery when he became the First Consul • Ended in 1804
  20. 20. Muslim World • Several million live in slavery TODAY!

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