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The Age of Steam

How did life in Ipswich change during the Industrial age of Steam?


  • What and when was the Industrial Revolution?
  • Why did Britain become more industrialised?
  • What was Ipswich like before and during the industrial revolution?
  • Why did people move from the countryside to the towns and cities?
  • Why was iron needed during the Industrial Revolution?
  • How did the ‘blast furnace’ improve iron production?
  • Why did the steam engine have such an enormous impact as an invention?
  • How did people react to the arrival of the train?
  • What were conditions like as a labourer? How was life different for factory owners and those who sold the products?