Industrial Revolution: Family Life

By: Matt R, Luis, McKenna, and Beverly

Before the Revolution

  • families were able to work together (farming)
  • they could produce more children to work and get more money

Children During the Revolution

  • Child Labor
    • Worked to support families
    • Many died from the dangerous working conditions
    • Cheap labor
  • Children had smaller and more nimble fingers (Could fit between small places)
  • Children faced stunted growth and had a very limited education

Video: Life During the Revolution

After the Revolution

  • Women and children began working
  • Work and play time was no longer flexible
    • Decline in family values
  • 75% of workers were either women or children

Industrial Revolution Visuals

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