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Evils of Industrial Revolution

Summary: Essay discusses the evils of the industrial revolution.
The Industrial Revolution can be seen as advancement for some and a time of great difficulty for many. Improvement and protection for laborers held a big part in demands directed towards the government which in turn addressed the evils during the eighteenth and nineteenth century.

The Health and Morals Act of 1802 was one that referred to the evils of this period. This act was created for the protection of children from harsh labor resulting in major health problems or deaths. A minimum age requirement was brought about as well, clearly saying that "The minimum age of employment shall be nine years" (Document 3). The gist of this was to guarantee education for children during the first nine years of their life. Robert Owen was a man who agreed with such principles. His believed that educated workers were more proficient so he sponsored the education of children and...

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