answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

There were several positive and negative consequences of the Industrial Revolution. As far as positive outcomes, the industrial revolution paved the way for modern industry, and allowed inventors to use new technologies to create products. On the downside, the early factories badly polluted the air, and often required workers to do their jobs in horrible safety conditions.

User Avatar

Wiki User

9y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar
More answers
User Avatar

Wiki User

11y ago

A person's view of industrialization is probably determined most by their role in it: a worker may see more negatives, while an employer would see more positives. In reality, it is a combination of both. Industrialization began with farming innovations which helped create a more stable food supply, benefiting everyone. Population growth called for more products to be more quickly produced, and industrialization served those needs. Industrialization provided jobs and opportunities for those who had not previously been able to improve on their status as, for example, poor farmers. Industrialization gave women independence for the first time. With the later realization that an educated people make a better workforce, industrialization eventually led to more access to education for both the rich and poor. Industrialization gave people who previously had been condemned to a class by birth, the opportunity to move up in the world. The negative effects of industrialization are equally apparent. Factories destroyed natural landscapes and polluted air. Factory life was harsh and dangerous-while it offered many opportunities, it might ruin people's health and make them miserable. Factories created slums and poor living conditions. Factories by and large only enriched the people at the top, and while a worker could potentially improve his or her position, for most, the road was too hard.

This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Name two positive results and two negative results of the Industrial Revolution?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

When dividing a positive number by a negative number what is the results?

A negative number results when dividing a positive number by a negative number.


What results where from the Industrial Revolution?

Many inventions


What were the positive and negative results of the Jacksonian democracy?

The positive results were the expansion to the west and the negative effects was the Indian removal act


What are negative and positive results of imperialism?

.


Positive pluss a negative?

Postive plus a negative results to a negative.


What ia a negative divided by a positive?

A negative number divided by a positive number results in another negative number.


What happens when you divide a negative number by a positive number?

Dividing a negative number by a positive number results in a negative answer.


Does negative times a negative times a negative equal a positive?

No - it results in a negative number.


What were the negative and positive results of European colonization of southeast Asia?

European colonization of Southeast Asia had both negative and positive results. Just one example of a positive result was the introduction of 'modern' industrial, commercial, and administrative methods and practices. A negative result was the resentment toward Western culture (sometimes including its 'modern' methods and practices) that built up from colonial abuses and control.


What is the results of a positive number minus a negative number?

A positive number


How do you mathematically multiply a negative with a positive?

A negative multiplied by a positive results in a negative number. E.g. -2 x 3 = -6


What is a minus divide a plus?

A negative number divided by a positive number, or a positive number divided by a negative number, results in a negative number.