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Though the Industrial Revolution inflicted hardships on people, altering their way of life and even endangering their health, the people of industrialized countries eventually found increased quality of life through affordable access to products around them.
The initial parts of industrialization were negative for those who worked in the up and coming factories. The working conditions were dangerous for everyone, especially newfound nimble-fingered workers, children and women. This was the start of child labor; in addition women had to work outside of home, and after a long shift at the factory were still expected at home to take care of the children, cook, and clean the house. The traditional idea of women staying home and taking care of the house changed, because they needed to go out and be part of life outside of family. This changed the social idea of women staying home and taking care of their children. Although some families were able to maintain traditional family roles, most people during this period could not successfully sustain a family if only the men were working outside of home. Along with this, family dynamics changed all around; the things people had valued in family went through a great change. Prior to industrialization, families would always work together. The women and daughters would be in the house cooking and cleaning and the boys would learn to follow their fathers in work. Farmers, for example, would spend all their time together because the family would be home all day and spend a lot of time together. Later in life, sons would take over the family land and raise their families there, keeping the family name on the land.
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Immigration and religion are intertwined and it is hard to separate the two when it comes to American history. The three main world religions, which are Judaism, Islam, and Christianity, are discussed by several scholars in a bid to understand the reason why many people were migrating to America before the turn of the twentieth century.
Marx observed the class struggle in which the oppressed reacted against the oppressors. He also described the victory of one class as a pavement to future freedom of the rest of the society and the generations to come. In the past Britain history, several groups emerged each claiming the authority over the other.
Big businesses and monopolies dominated during this period of time, though they differed from traditional interpretation and nature of monopoly. The main industrialists of this period were John D. Rockefeller, James J. Hill and Vanderbilt C. These monopolists gain their wealth in free market.
These factors affect and determine the rates of industrialization for a particular country. This explains the reasons as to why there are varying levels and rates of industrialization in different countries all over the world. For instance, states like the US and Germany have made considerable strides in industrialization and these are comparable to other countries such as the Soviet Union, Japan, China and the UK.
The leading people of the country used this as an opportunity to encourage and develop the manufacturing industry to a great extent. The industrialization had led to the United Stated becoming relatively more vigorous than what it had been
Many people were employed in the manufacturing companies that were expanding rapidly. The new industries employed close to 10 million people in the early 20th century. Even though employment opportunities were created through the development of