How did improvements in working conditions arise during the Industrial Revolution?  See below.The improvement of working conditions over the spam of the industrial revolution largely arose as a...

How did improvements in working conditions arise during the Industrial Revolution?  See below.

The improvement of working conditions over the spam of the industrial revolution largely arose as a result of

A. Factory owners voluntarily introducing chane

B. Governments introducing enlightened legislation

C. Workers revolutions in toppling established governments

D. Workers and factory owners voluntarily cooperating with one another

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The best of these answers is B, although this could vary since you are asking about the whole span of the Industrial Revolution and you do not specify what country you are talking about.

Typically, improvements in working conditions did arise as a result of government actions.  There are a number of examples that can be seen in the history of Great Britain.  One of these was the Factory Act of 1833.  This law set a number of conditions on children working in factories.  It was opposed by factory owners (which makes A and D incorrect at least in that case) but was passed even so.

Many improvements in working conditions arose in this way both in Britain and in the United States.

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