Objective: Students will be determine and analyze the implications of the Great Exhibition of 1851. Students will be able to explain how and why Great Britain celebrated the Industrial Revolution.
Directions: Use the links for each section and answer all questions on page 166 of your notebook
The Great Exhibition of 1851 in London celebrated the industrial, military, and economic superiority of Great Britain. Using the link read the information to become familiar about the goals and objectives of the Great Exhibition of 1851.
Use the link answer the following questions. Be sure to click on each of the parts of the Crystal Palace before answering the questions. http://www.vanderbilt.edu/AnS/english/Clayton/318visual_1851.htm
Describe the Crystal Palace.
What else do you see in the illustrations?
Why do you think the Crystal Palace was considered so impressive in 1851?
Do you think the Crystal Palace is an impressive building from today’s persperctive? Why or why not?