- History Learning
Site - Industrial Revolution
Site which gives overview of the Great Britain 1700 - 1900 as part
of UK national curriculum information.
- British National Archives Learning
Curve - Victorian Britain: Fair or Foul ?
Six galleries investigating life in Victorian Britain. Also visit
Section - educational features and activities based on primary
sources from the British National Archives including several from
the period of Victorian Britain. Another link can be found at http://learningcurve.pro.gov.uk/bbc.htm
- Encyclopedia of
British History 1700 - 1900
Topics include: Railways:1780-1900, Parliamentary Reform , The Textile
Industry , Child Labour: 1750-1900 and the Trade Union Movement
- Schools & History > Industrial
This unit looks briefly at a number of the factors that caused industrialisation,
it examines the impact of the new industries and offers descriptions
- Inside an American
The year is 1904. See inside an American factory via film clips.
- History of the
Site dedicated to the history of the workhouse, the poor who lived
there and the social consequences of this institution.
- Victorian Britain
> Industrialization in Britain
The BBC's wonderful explanation of the industrial Revolution. Inventions
of the Industrial Age is a brief look at a number of the major
inventions of the Industrial Age.
- Victorian Social
History: An Overview
Site with information on conditions of life and labor in 19th century
- The Industrial
One page article about agriculture, technology, the steam engine,
transportation, electric power, railroads, steam ships, communication
and changing social patterns.
- Cotton Times
An overview of the industrial revolution in textiles, profiling workers
and reformers of 18th century Britain, related events in labor history,
and describing modes of transportation and living.
- Charles Booth and
the survey into life and labour in London (1886-1903)
Charles Booth conducted a survey of the poor. His findings helped
to push reforms through. Discover what he achieved on this site.
- World Transportation
Commission Photographs 1894 - 1896
Images of modes of transportation around the world in the 1890's.
Photographer William Henry Jackson's collection contains over 900
images from all over the globe. You can search by key word, browse
by subject or select a location.
Primary Sources on the Web for the Industrial Revolution in
(URL's from UD In-Service for Grade 10 teachers 11/6/04)
Women in World History Curriculum
Child Labour Activity
The Victorian Web
Hosted by the National University of Singapore, the Victorian Web
provides many primary source documents from the Industrial Era in
Great Britain. Resources on the Web site include analyses by modern
historians, photographs, and contemporary documents.
The Internet Modern History Sourcebook
The Internet Modern History Sourcebook provides extensive information
on the Industrial Revolution. The site includes links to primary
source documents and analyses of the social and political effects
of the Industrial Revolution and the literary response, as well
as links to background information on the Industrial Revolution.
The Sourcebook is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted
texts for introductory level classes in modern European and World
- Euro Docs – Primary Historical Documents from Western Europe
History of the United Kingdom – Primary Documents
Specific Websites for Primary Sources on Industrial
Child Labor and Living Conditions