25.2 Industrialization Case Study: Manchester

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Poor City Dwellers-1
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Faced population increase in cities
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Poor City Dwellers-2
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No sanitation or building codes led to harsh conditions and sickness
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Poor City Dwellers-3
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Average lifespan was 17 instead of 38 in the countryside
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Factory Workers-1
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14 hour days, 6 days a week. No seasonal changes
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Factory Workers-2
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Bad working conditions in factories and mines. Dangerous machinery
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Factory Workers-3
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Did not win improved conditions for a long time
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Child Labor-1
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Started work at 6 years old, 13-14 hour days, 6 days a week and often beaten
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Child Labor-2
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Factory act of 1819: Limited working age and hours
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Lower Middle class of factory overseers and skilled workers
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Lived comfortably
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Large landowners and Aristocrats
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No longer the wealthiest.
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Long Term Consequences of Industrial Revolution: The environment
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Lots of air and water pollution
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Long Term Consequences of Industrial Revolution: Education
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Expanded as there was a need to fill clerical and professional positions. Not for child factory workers though
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Urbanization
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city building and people moving to cities

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