WEB ASSIGNMENT #1
Napoleon and the Industrial Revolution
This page contains links to many different sites.
Hopefully it will provide you with a better insight into Napoleon and what
life was like for people in Europe during the Industrial Revolution.
This should also help to answer the possible essay question(s) for the
next exam (one covering the Industrial Revolution).
The first two sites provide interesting insight
This sites provides insight into information on what
life was like for "gentlemen."
Etiquette for the ballroom
There was quite a bit of evidence of harsh treatment
faced by child laborers and adults in the mills. The following contains
testimony before a Committee in the House of Commons.
The working conditions had a detrimental impact on workers'
health. Look at how this doctor describes how working in factories
Physical Deterioration of Textile Workers & Cotton Manufacturers on
Hours of Labor
Living conditions and sanitation were not great in Europe
during the Industrial Revolution. Check these sites for descriptions.
Some people argued that conditions in European factories
were so bad, they were worse than life for slaves in the United States.
Look at these slave narratives to compare conditions.
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