During the Industrial Revolution many people sold their land and farms and moved to the city for work. There were many job opritunities for people in the city. America started to urbanize.
Factories were producing a lot of products faster and cheaper. Steamboats aloud these products around the world.
With many factory jobs to fill and families needing money, child labor cam in to play in the industrial revolution. Kids were mistreated workers, getting paid very little.
"I was rich, but the industial revolution made me richer!!"
The industrial revolution caused major profits (for some)
The working class lived in very small apartments called tenements. Big families would be living in these one room houses. They were not kept up, and had terrible facilities. This caused disease and death among the working class.
this place is filthy!
i'm only making 10 cents today!
These working conditions are terrible!
The factories and the Industrialisation created mass pollution in the air. The skies were blackened.