INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION WEBQUEST

 

Go to the following website to answer the following questions: www.coe.uh.edu/archive/sstudies/sstudies_lessons/ssles5/index.html

 

 

Click on Horrors of the Workplace and answer the following questions:

 

  1. List 3 causes of the Industrial Revolution:

 

 

 

  1. List 3 effects of the Industrial Revolution on America:

 

 

 

 

Read down to Child Labor and answer these questions:

 

  1. At what age was it common for kids to begin working?

 

  1. Why were kids hired before adults?

 

 

 

Read down to Working Conditions and answer these questions:

 

  1. How long was a normal working day?

 

 

  1. What happened to workers who got hurt?

 

 

Read down to Life in the City and click on the picture of “The Poor”

 

  1. What were the buildings workers lived in called?

 

 

 

  1. What did people living there do with their garbage and sewage?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On the main page Click on Big Business and click The Players to answer these questions:

 

  1. Click on each robberbaron . Name him and tell me what business he made his fortune in.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Read more on Rockefeller.  Define what a trust is:

 

 

 

  1. Read the information below all the pictures and define laissez faire.

 

 

 

  1. List 3 arguments against trusts:

 

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On the main page click on Labor and answer these questions:

  1. What were the Knights of Labor’s 4 main concerns?

 

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  1. What were the Knights of Labor’s views on immigrants?

 

 

 

 

On the main page click on Production and answer these questions:

1.  How did the assembly line benefit Henry Ford?