Read the following section and answer the short response question what factors led to the rise of the middle class.
27. During the Industrial Revolution economic and political power shift from agricultural to?__________-
28. Name at least five members of this new middle class which is thriving and well-educated._________ _________ ________ _________ __________--
28. This new class was based on economic standing rather than what?___________-
29. What two advances does this new middle class gain?_________- influence and__________ power.
30. Name five changes in the lifestyle of the new middle class._________ ___________ ___________ _________ __________-
Now answer the short response question posed to you at the beginning of this section
Effect of Industrialization on Women's Lives
Read the following section and answer the short response question what might each of the following groups have thought about women's roles in society: working class men, working-class women, middle class men, middle class women?
31. Name two things that because of the Industrial Revolution women did no longer have to do.________ _________
32. What has been the traditional woman's job?____________
33. Middle and upper class families hired women as name at least three__________ __________and__________
34. It was often said that it was in the DNA of women to do only what three or four tasks?________ _______ ________ _______
35. Now during and after the Industrial Revolution what kind of jobs began to open up for women name at least four._________ __________ __________ _________---
36. By the late 1800s most elementary school teachers were____________. How many female teachers did you have the middle school and elementary school compared to the number of male teachers?
Now answer the short response question posed to you at the beginning of this section.
Suggested answers to short response questions:
1. How did the production of goods change as work became mechanized? Made job simpler and less skilled
2.What for factors generally determined of factory workers wages? Costs of production labor supply wages for other work and gender.
3. What were the living conditions of factory workers like during the Industrial Revolution? Poor, cramped and dirty
5. What might each of the following groups have thought about women's roles in society: working-class man, working-class women, middle class men, middle class women? Middle class men and women may have been less accepting of women in the workplace.