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THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION—A GLOBAL EVENT
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How did the Industrial Revolution affect the lives of individuals from different social classes and countries?
Drawing heavily on primary sources, more than 75 case studies of people who lived during the era of rapid and unpredictable change between 1850-1914 can be used as single lessons or as full units involving role playing and research projects. In a “Global Conference of Social Classes,” the culminating lesson, all the players meet to write, present, and defend resolutions regarding land distribution, production, suffrage, and the roles of government, religion, and education.
National Center for History in the Schools