This chart is designed to be used in a unit/chapter on Industrialization and the Industrial Revolution that took place in the United States and Europe in the 19th century. This chart/visual has numerous uses and can be used as a display item, poster, exit slip, notes, activity. The information lays out the when, what, where, who, and why of the Industrial Revolution. Included with this product is a chart, and then large printable definitions and descriptions for each of the above sections. The material includes:
WHO - Entrepreneurs, farmers, cotton goods producers, child workers, coal miners, iron workers, railroad industry, industrial working class
WHAT - A shift from an economy based on farming and crafts to an economy based on manufacturing by machines in factories
WHEN - 1800-1870
WHERE - Great Britain, United States
HOW - An Agricultural Revolution changed farming practices that increased food supply. Increased food supply led to an increase in population. The large population led to a large labor supply to work in factories. Britain also possessed plentiful natural resources and many man made markets to trade manufactured goods within their vast empire.
Each teacher can decide how they use the chart in their classroom.
This product includes a Microsoft Word and PDF version of the resource.
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