Industrial Revolution Readings

Click on the link below and read 19.1, 19.4, and 19.6.  Answer the questions at the end of each reading.  Email all responses to lwaddell@tuhsd.k12.az.us


  1. What was the factory system?
  2. How and why did it originate?
  3. What was it intended to do?

19.4-A Defense of the Factory System

  1. How does Andrew Ure defend the Factory System?
  2. What specific points does he address?
  3. Are his arguments persuasive?  Why or why not?

19.6-Luddism: An Assault on Technology

  1. What does the author postulate as having been the origins of Luddism?
  2. What is the author’s position, and what arguments does he bring out, pro-and-con, concerning the Luddites?
  3. Does the author view the Luddites as criminals or victims? Explain.

World History Readings


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