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Content description VCHHK132

History / Levels 9 and 10 / Historical Knowledge / The making of the modern world / Industrial Revolution (1750 – 1914)
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Significant effects of the Industrial Revolution, including global changes in landscapes, movements of people, development and influence of ideas, political and social reforms, and transport and communication
  1. describing the effects of factories, mines and cities on the environment, and on population growth and distribution
  2. outlining the growth of trade unions as a response to the effects of the Industrial Revolution
  3. investigating and explaining the emergence and the influence of individuals and/or groups on key ideas in the period, with a particular focus on one of the following: capitalism, socialism, egalitarianism, nationalism, imperialism, Darwinism or Chartism
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