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Term Papers on Developments Preceding the European Industrial Revolution

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Pre European Industrial Revolution Developments »

A 5 page survey of the major developments that lead to the European Industrial Revolution. Writer traces major religious, political and economic developments from 1100 A.D. up through the Eighteenth century. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Industrial Revolution and the Digital Age »

A 7 page paper comparing the effects of the industrial revolution and the digital age. The industrial revolution was a true 'revolution,' the likes of which had never before been seen. Such is not the case with the Internet, however. There are aspects of the Internet that can be said ...
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Overview on the 'Second Industrial Revolution' »

A 3 page paper on the second Industrial Revolution. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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1560 to 1890 European Dominance »

This 5 page paper considers how, between the years of 1560 and 1890, Europe managed to gain dominance over the rest of the world. The paper includes consideration of military supremacy through the development of weapons, the development of the colonies and the role of trade and the industrial revolution ...
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Industrial Revolution, The Enlightenment, and the French Revolution »

In 6 pages, the author discusses the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, and the Industrial Revolution. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Age of Revolution by Eric Hobsbawm »

In The Age of Revolution by Eric Hobsbawm, he gives a thorough and interesting account of the French and Industrial revolutions, albeit from a refreshingly atypical perspective. This 5 page paper asserts that he seems to see the waves of history through an hourglass of Marxist economic theory which gives his book a double ...
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Combination of Economic and Political Themes in 'The Communist Manifesto' »

5 pages in length. The ways in which The Communist Manifesto combines political themes discussed in the context of the French Revolution with the economic development of the Industrial Revolution are illustrated through the philosophy that was purely Karl Marx, addressing his views on the collapse of several regimes which ...
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Comparison of Scientific Revolution of 1500 and the Industrial Revolution of 1750 »

A 5 page paper discussing the two 'revolutions' with emphasis on England. The machinery, methods and products of the Industrial Revolution are now curiosities of history; the contributions of the Scientific Revolution live on in fact. The Industrial Revolution provided lessons in how people should not be expected ...
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Great Britain's Industrialization and Cotton »

This 16 page paper considers how and why cotton was so important in the occurrence of the industrial revolution. The paper considers the background to the industrial revolution, including the political and economic thought of the time, such as Adam Smith's 'Wealth of Nations' as well as the changes ...
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If the Industrial and Computer Revolutions Had Occurred at the Same Time, What Would Have Happened? »

4 pages in length. The popular adage that contends too much of a good thing can be bad might readily be applied had the computer revolution occurred at the same time as the Industrial Revolution. Looking at it from the perspective of twenty-first century understanding, where virtually everything ...
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Internet's 'Industrial Revolution' »

Computerization and the emerging information highway is transforming the American economy. Computers are changing the composition and distribution of labor, improving labor efficiency, and creating new markets and new forms of organizations. The advent of the Internet has led to a shift in the market strategy that can ...
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Great Britain's Industrial Revolution »

A 7 page research paper that explores the ways in which the Industrial Revolution impacted society as a whole, and specifically on such areas of child labor, the formation of unions, and changes to families. The writer demonstrates how the Industrial Revolution changed the model upon which society is based ...
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Standard of Living and the Industrial Revolution »

This 5 page paper dicusses the impact which the industrial revolution had on the lives of people. While it is often the assumption that the industrial revolution improved people's lives, in many ways this was not the reality. Bibliography lits 5 sources.
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European History and Class Struggles »

This 5 page paper talks about how social class changed between the time of the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment and from the French Revolution to the Industrial Revolution. The impact of the French Revolution is highlighted. Bibliography lists 5 sources
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The Radical Nature of the American Revolution »

This 8 page paper provides an overview of the ideas to come from the American Revolution as well as ideas which preceded it, such as those which sprang from the Enlightenment. Also discussed is the period shortly after the revolution and more briefly, contemporary American society. The radical nature of ...
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European Revolutions and 'The Communist Manifesto' »

This is a 5 page paper discussing the Communist Manifesto from its formation and the influence of the French Revolution to its revision inspired by the European revolutions of 1848, the year it was published. The revised Manifesto emphasized action and interaction and was adopted by the European unions which ...
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Late 19th Century Leisure »

A 6 page research paper that looks at the development of leisure in the late nineteenth century and how it resulted largely due to the innovations of the Industrial Revolution. The writer discusses leisure activities that hinged on a technological innovation and also touches on the socioeconomic implications of increased ...
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First Seven Chapters of The Revolution of Life by Loubere »

A five page paper which looks at the political, economic and industrial developments in Europe in the nineteenth century as delineated by The Revolution of Life. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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The Pluralist Family and Feminism »

A 5 page paper analyzing the role feminism has played in the development of the many alternative familial structures we see today. The paper argues that the increased separation of women from the home following the Industrial Revolution, and their establishment of an economic base, has stimulated independence of thought ...
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Art and the Impact of Industrialization »

A five page paper which looks at the effect which the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century had upon art, and the ways in which reactions against it such as the Art and Craft movement led to the development of Art Nouveau and the later combination of functional design with ...
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French History and the Causes of the French Revolution »

A 5 page overview of the French Revolution. The author contends that this revolution had its roots deeply imbedded in France's history. The problems leading up to the revolution, in fact, can be traced some one-hundred years to a point preceding it, to a point even before the ...
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Industrial Revolution and its Social Impact »

This 8 page paper provides an overview of the Industrial Revolution as well as an analysis on its effect on society. The change of the family is revealed as a part of the revolution and gender roles are also noted as having been affected. The impact on society as it ...
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Industrial Society and Democracy »

Democracy has existed as a form of governing organization in most societies, in one form or another, from the time that government has been necessary. The recent past has been defined by the evolution of industrialism. Democratic governance and capitalism have played a significant role in the development ...
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The Industrial Revolution and the French Revolution »

A 5 page paper which compares and contrasts the Industrial Revolution and the French Revolution. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Enlightenment Philosophical Age »

This 5 page paper looks at the thoughts and ideas which abounded during the age of enlightenment. This includes philosophers such as Voltaire, Locke, Mills and Montesquieu. The paper then goes on the examine the effect that these people may have had on the Industrial Revolution and the French Revolution. ...
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Change and Continuity During the Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries »

A 5 page paper which examines the French Revolution and the Industrial Revolution as it involves change. The paper also discusses social classes and general tradition as it relates to social conditions in relationship to continuity. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Early American and Equality »

A 5 page discussion of the ideology of equality which existed in the years preceding the American Revolution. Notes that while the words of Thomas Jefferson, preserved for history in the Declaration of Independence, proclaiming that all men are created equal; were far from accurate in regard to the ...
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West's Rise and Bulliet et al's The Earth and Its Peoples »

A 5 page research paper that relies on the text The Earth and Its Peoples by Bulliet, et al (1997) to discuss three areas of history. The first section of the paper concerns the "rise of the West," the next section relates European expansionism to the Atlantic slave trade, and ...
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Revolutionary War's Radicalism »

A paper which looks at Woods' Radicalism of the American Revolution in terms of the impact which the revolution had on the development of an “American ideology” and also with regard to its lack of salient characteristics generally associated with political revolution such as class conflict, terrorism, or mass violence. ...
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Industrial Revolution's Impact Upon English Lifestyle and Family »

A 5 page paper discussing how family life and the structure of society changed in England as a result of the Industrial Revolution. Bibliography lists five sources.
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Causes of Revolution According to Jack A. Goldstone »

This 6 page report discusses Goldstone’s model of how political and social revolution occurs. In his 1991 book “Revolution and Rebellion in the Early Modern World,” he outlines four specific factors that are in place and encourage a revolution to take place. He explains that at some point in the past 500 years, early ...
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Eric J. Hobsbawm's The Age of Revolution »

A 5 page paper which discusses the book “The Age of Revolution,” by Eric J. Hobsbawm. Hobsbawm’s book thoroughly examines the history of France during the French Revolution as well as the Industrial Revolution. He presents images and pieces of information that truly require the reader to think. Although this book can be confusing ...
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21st Century Industrialization »

This 5 page paper looks at industrialization and gives advice to a nation that is embarking on such a task. Ideas are used from the historic industrial revolution. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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European Lives and the Impact of the Industrial Revolution »

A 5 page paper discussing some of the short- and long-term changes in people's lives directly resulting from the influences of the Industrial Revolution in Europe. The response of the people in the short term was simply to do whatever was necessary to merely survive, but the Industrial Revolution ...
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Social, Nationalistic, and Religious Grievances in the Iran Revolution of 1978 and 1979 and Lebanon's Hezbollah Movement »

A 7 page discussion of the numerous causes behind the 1978-1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran and indeed behind the Hizb Allah (Hezbollah) movement in Lebanon which occurred the following year. These causes were religion, nationalistic and social. While the effects of each were focused on the Middle East, ...
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Mexican Revolution and the Yucatan Caste War »

This 9 page paper considers the nature of the Yucatan Caste War and relates it to the elements that defined the Mexican Revolution. This paper considers the role that indigenous people and the implications in the development of uprisings due to class divisions. This paper asserts that factors ...
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The Cost of Political Revolutions »

A 5 page paper in which the writer concludes that political revolutions are worth the cost, human, individual, and financial, even if they do not achieve their objectives. To support the premise, the writer uses some of the most well-known revolutions as examples – the American Revolution, the French Revolution, ...
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Agriculture and the Impact of the Industrial Revolution »

This 7 page paper examines the industrial revolution and its effect on agriculture. The paper takes a historical romp and examines farming as a business. The history of farming is touched on and current practices are discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Industrial Revolution and Blake »

A 6 page paper which examines the poetry of William Blake and discusses the criticism therein as it pertains to the Industrial Revolution. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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ENGLAND, CHINA AND THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION »

This 5-page paper explains why Britain underwent the industrial revolution much more quickly thank China. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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US Industrial Revolution's Importance »

This 5 page paper examines the industrial revolution as it applies to a variety of factors such as transportation, the textile industry and communications. The premies that the standard of living has increased as a result is highlighted. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Industrial Revolution and Great Britain »

A 5 page overview of the social and economic situation in Great Britain which resulted in the Industrial Revolution. Details the changes to the subsistence patterns of the people, the changes in their material cultures, and the changes in their philosophies. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Victorian England and the Differences Between Men's and Women's Roles »

This 10 page paper looks at differences between men and women in Victorian England. The effects of the industrial revolution on women's roles as well as the changing status of the church are included. Christian manliness is discussed in depth. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Mexican Identity and the Significance of Porfirio Diaz »

This 5 page paper examines identity issues of Mexicans and the role played by this nineteenth century leader. The industrial revolution is discussed. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Europe During the Mid 19th Century and Social Changes »

This 6 page paper looks at the way that the economic changes in mid nineteenth century Europe resulted in changes in the social structure. The paper includes discussion in the class structure, the long term impact of the industrial revolution and the poor laws. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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The Women's Suffrage Movement in Historical Perspective »

This 3 page paper provides a historical reference for the movement. Changing aspects in the world--the Industrial Revolution, the publication of the Communist Manifesto--are taken into consideration. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Industrial Revolution's Impacts Upon the 18th Century »

(6 pp) When asking what does the Industrial Revolution represent for Western Civilization, the first thought is "machines." But this period in history influences all areas of society, wherever it was instituted. It has even been suggested that not since the process of sustained agriculture, has an ...
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Alice Cary's 'The West Country' Poem »

A 5 page analysis of this early nineteenth century poem. This paper points out the simile and metaphor which is presented in regard to nature and how they correspond to the many societal changes which took place during the Industrial Revolution. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Industrial Revolution Changes in Mexico »

7 pages. The years 1825-1925 marked many changes that took place in Mexico during this time of the Industrial Revolution. This paper will focus on the economic growth that was taking place and the changes in the social and economic climates of that time. Bibliography lists 5 ...
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Changing Perceptions Regarding Nature, Animals, and Humankind »

A 9 page research paper analyzing and illustrating humankind’s historic perception of animals and the natural world. This paper gives examples throughout history of humankind’s perception of animals and nature, with an emphasis on the time of the Industrial Revolution until present day. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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