Age of Industry
The romantic age was also called this..
Most influential era
Factors of production
Land, labor, entreprenuership
Improved Steam engine
James Watt (1769)
Robert fulton 1807
Stephenson Steam locomotive
use spread throughout america and europe
one person instead of five
Samuel Morse (1832)
Foundation of telephone (1876)
Population increase - not enough food (supply and demand)
Coal and Iron into steel
Home insurance building
New york equitable life building
"Form ever follows function"
Father of modern skyscraper
Economic Social System
Individual controls means of production
Haves vs. Have nots
dicatorship of proletariat
escape from modern realities
Workers & Condition
6 days a week
abuse of workers
John stuart mill - government should protect
laws passed: limit on child labor 8 & up
under 13 years old : less than 8 hours a day
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