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when was the industrial Revolution?
between the mid 18th century and the late 19th Century in Britain
in 1750 what percentage of people were living in towns and cities?
by 1900 what was the percentage of people living in towns and cities?
why was the population in Britain growing?
꧁ℬℯ𝒸𝒶𝓊𝓈ℯ 𝓉𝒽ℯ𝓇ℯ 𝓌𝒶𝓈 𝒶𝓃 𝒾𝓃𝒸𝓇ℯ𝒶𝓈ℯ ℴ𝒻 𝒽𝓎ℊ𝒾ℯ𝓃ℯ 𝒶𝓃𝒹 𝒹𝒾ℯ𝓉꧂
what was the problem with the increasing population in Britain ?
the problem was the more people the more resources needed for the people.
by 1750 what percentage of all British trade was slavery ?
who invented the first steam engine and when?
Tom Savery made it in 1698
however which steam engine was more reliable about the first one invented ?
James Watt steam engine of 1769 was a steam engine that really was reliable
what 1820 what was the factories new power source ?
which was more cheap women and children or men ?
woman and children
children who are poor do not go to school but would go to work with their parents. children working at factories were called what ?
for exchange of working what were the children given ?
they would be given a house and food to eat
apprentices would work for how long a day
if you was a busy day how long would apprentices have to work
what was the minimum age you can start working in a factory?
4 years old
when was the first factor act which banned children under 9 from working in factories made?
after the 1833 factory act how long were children age 9 to 13 meant to work?
9 hours a day
How many hours of schooling was given after the first factory act?
The 𝘛𝘦𝘯 𝘏𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘈𝘤𝘵 was made when?
what did the 10-hour act ?
it introduced maximum 10 hour day for women and under 18s
even as late as 1895 children used to work in factories.
the 1895 factory act said that children under 13 could work for a maximum of 30 hours a week
after 1800 cheap soap became available for the first time. is a powerful germ killer although it wasn't until 1860 that people knew that cause diseases. In 1841 one in every 3 children died before they reach the age of 5. In Leeds the average age of death for a working class man was 19.
there are four major cholera outbreaks in London in the 19th century the most serious was in nine 1848. 50% of the people who contracted cholera died. People believe it was caused by Bad air.
1954 John snow, a doctor, identified a water pump in broad Street, London as as the source of a cholera outbreak.
the pump was stopped in outbreak diminished. however, it was not until the 1860s that the Pasteur's germ theory could he prove it was caused by germs.
the Chadwick report led to the public health act of 1875 which was introduced to improve the health of working classes and the terms of a work compulsory. local councils now had to improve water supplies and appoint a medical health officer to monitor conditions. fines were introduced for polluting rivers
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