Cause and Effect Prompt:
How did trade, culture, politics, and/or religion change after the expansion of technology within a growing Industry?
In this 3 page essay, discuss the Industrial Revolution and its effect on the shape of European and American society. Using your textbook and lecture notes for general background information, formulate a historical thesis with supporting argumentation from the primary documents listed below. You must use all 3 documents in your paper to receive credit, properly cited and referenced. Read the articles thoroughly, with special attention as to how they can support your unique argument about the Industrial Revolution.
Harriet Robinson, “Lowell Mill Girls, 1883,” Modern History Sourcebook.
Andrew Ure, “The Philosophy of the Manufacturers, 1835,” Modern History Sourcebook.
Thomas Carlyle, “Signs of the Times: The ‘Mechanical Age,’ 1829,” Modern History Sourcebook.
Follow the Essay Guidelines for formatting details and carefully follow all writing instructions given in class. Times New Roman, 12 point font, 1 inch margins, double spaced, with NO cover page. Email me if you have any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or set up an appointment.