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How did the Industrial Revolution affect mankind? How was it a negative or positive effect?

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The Industrial Revolution has impacted humanity in ways that are both good and bad.  Let us look at some of the most important of these impacts.

The major positive impact of the Industrial Revolution is that it has dramatically improved the standard of living in the industrialized world.  Before the Industrial Revolution, nothing was mass produced.  Everything had to be made by hand, meaning that everything took longer to make and was therefore more expensive.  Industrialization allowed the mass production of many goods, making them much cheaper.  It also made possible many technological advances, which...

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The Industrial Revolution was both good and bad.

It was good because it helped connect different places together and brought people together and closed the spaces between countries.

On the other hand, it was bad because as new machine were being made, people lost their jobs and had no money and had to live on the streets.