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?