Work in pairs to research the changes that occurred in society as a result of the industrial Revolution. You and your partner will each be responsible for writing an editorial for your local newspaper from the perspective of someone living in England during the late 18th century.
All in all, you will create:
• Two editorials
o One that defends the effects the Industrial Revolution has had on British society as a whole; and
o One that criticizes the effects the Industrial Revolution has had on British society as a whole.
• Two primary source images (one to supplement each article), each with an original caption describing what is in the image and why it represents a beneficial or harmful element of the Industrial Revolution.
• One policy recommendation which gives you and your partner’s combined opinion about whether industrialization has been a positive or a negative force, and what steps should be taken next.
• A pamphlet combining your editorials, images, and policy recommendations in clear, visually stimulating way.