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  1. Unit 2 LG6: The Industrial RevolutionAnalyze how the introduction of new technologies increases the diffusion of products and ideas and facilitated increasing political power for some regions (TEKS/SE’s 1A, 1b, 2A)Success Criteria:-Understanding of new technologies that impacted human spatial diffusion-The changing of ideas and products from before the Industrial Revolution to after-The distribution of power globally during and after the Industrial Revolution

  2. What changed? • Huge increase in technology • Factory System • Spinning Jenny • Looms • Mass Production • Assembly Line • Steam Engines

  3. Impact • Led to urbanization, huge shift from rural population to bigger cities • More wealth for countries who industrialized at a faster rate • Faster transportation • Railroads, steam boats, canals • Mass goods led to needing a way to move goods faster to trade / sell more

  4. Positives • More efficient transportation • More jobs • Cheaper goods • Increased standard of living (more people were able to buy mass produced goods)

  5. Negatives • Mistreatment of working class • Most urban areas saw drastic increases in crime, disease • Standard of living for the poor was horrible • Workers conditions were unsafe • Watch following clip to see a terrible workplace accident • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdNYqBP_5q4