How did industrialization affect the lifestyles of those who experienced it?
What were the social, economic, and political causes and effects of industrialization?
How does economics drive the Industrial Revolution?
How does the Industrial Revolution lead to the establishment of different economic systems, including free-enterprise, communism, and socialism?
Who were the individuals who made specific contributions to the Industrial Revolution, and what were those contributions?
TEKS for Unit 12
8A-explain how 17th and 18th century European scientific advancements led to the Industrial Revolution
8B-explain how the Industrial Revolution led to political, economic, and social changes in Europe
17A-identify important changes in human life caused by the Neolithic Revolution and the Industrial Revolution
17B-summarize the role of economics in driving political changes as related to the Neolithic Revolution and the Industrial Revolution
18A-identify the historical origins and characteristics of the free enterprise system, including the contributions of Adam Smith, especially the influence of his ideas found in The Wealth of Nations
18B-identify the historical origins and characteristics of communism, including the influences of Karl Marx
18C- identify the historical origins and characteristics of socialism
24A-describe the changing roles of women, children, and families during major eras of world history
28A- explain the role of textile manufacturing and steam technology in initiating the Industrial Revolution and the role of the factory system and transportation technology in advancing the Industrial Revolution
28E- identify the contributions of significant scientists and inventors such as Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Louis Pasteur, and James Watt