McGraw-Hill SocialStudies 2003 Return to Unit List
The Industrial Revolution and Society
Grade 6
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Unit 4: The World Expands and Changes
Chapter 15: Revolution and Expansion
Lesson 3: The Industrial Revolution
 
Datagraphic: The Industrial Revolution and Society
 
Activity
Research data about work during the 1800's or early 1900's. Present the data in a graph or chart. What does the data show about life in these times?
 
Web Links
Child Labor during the British Industrial Revolution
This in-depth article discusses the history of child labor in Britain during the Industrial Revolution. Near the end of the article you will find a table of child employment statistics for the years 1851, 1861, 1871, and 1881 which clearly shows the effe
Child Labor
This site explores many of the issues related to child labor and the Industrial Revolution. Scroll down the page to find a selection of topics to research. You will find information on life in the factory, factory reformers, statistics, and more.
Sweatshops in America
Select "History" at the bottom of the page to begin your research into the history of labor from 1820-1997. Click on each image for further information.