Transcript 6. How did the Industrial Revolution change life in the cities?
6. How did the Industrial Revolution change life in the cities?
Crime rates increased Cramped tenements in overcrowded neighborhoods (slums) Alcoholism increased Disease spread quickly Pollution
City planners created parks, boulevards, public buildings Safety improved with street lights, police forces and expanded fire protection Sewage systems cut death rates Trolley lines allowed people to move further from their work
7. How did the Industrial Revolution change the old social order and long-held traditions in the Western World?
• Three distinct social classes emerged – upper, middle & working • Middle class tastes and values became a measuring stick for the working class • “Cult of domesticity”
• Women sought a political voice, the right to vote, the chance to attend universities – Temperance movement – Women’s suffrage
• • Late 1800s – improvements to public education – more children attended school, teacher training schools were set up Colleges & universities expanded as well
• Scientists shook long-held religious beliefs
Social Darwinism Social Gospel
8. What artistic movements emerged in reaction to the Industrial Revolution?
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Reaction to the Enlightenment Writers = combined history, legend, folklore Music & art – emphasized feelings
Represent the world as it was, not idealistic Often portrayed the poor and their struggles
Impressionism • The first “impression” of a scene from the viewer’s perspective