The Second Industrial Revolution Essay

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The Second Industrial Revolution

The Second Industrial Revolution brought unity and prosperity to the once uneconomical
Europe. Products such as railroads, coal, iron, and textiles, as well as the discovery of
electricity, and use of chemicals, petroleum, and steel, are all contributes to what is
referred to as the Second Industrial Revolution. These products brought improvement and
advancement to all social classes.

The Middle Class was profited greatly due to the Revolution. Some were even starting to
merge with upper class due to the wealth of entrepreneurs, marriages of upper middle class
to upper class, and such. Schools also helped them find unity where upper middle class
sons were allowed to study with elite upper class.

Steel being substituted for iron was one of the original changes made during the Second
Industrial revolution. This change made smaller and faster engines and better railways and
ships. The new transportation advances such as the construction of many new rail lines
(due to the substitution of iron for steel) made it possible for all social classes to
travel and be tourist. It was very popular on weekends for working and middle class to
travel to amusement parks, to the beach, dancehalls, or sport stadiums, where they could
watch a newly organized professional sport.

Discoveries in mmedicine and the environment improved nutrition as well as reduced
unsanitary urban environments which carried diseases, poor water quality, and unproper
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