The Task Needed The Writer To Write On How Economic And Social Forces As Well As Social Stratification Have Shaped The History Of The Western World Since The Industrial Revolution. The Sample Is On Vehicles Of Social Stratification.
SOCIAL STRATIFICATION IN THE WESTERN WORLD
Social Stratification in the Western World
Industrialisation has been taking part in the world in the last three centuries and has led to so many changes. Some of the changes that are evident are the development of industries and the invention of different scientific equipment. This paper will be discussing the social and economic forces and how they have helped in shaping the history of the Western nations since the Industrial Revolution.
The industrial revolution took place between the 17th and 19th century. During this period, the rural societies, and the agrarian in both Europe and America became urban, before this period, manufacturing of different products was done in people’s homes by the use of simple handmade tools. Industrialisation marked a change in special-purpose powered machinery, mass production and factories. Both the textile and iron factories and steam engine development played a great role in making the Industrial Revolution occur. During this period, there was a significant improvement in the transport, banking, and communication systems. There were a variety of manufactured goods, and the standards of living were improved. Before the Industrial Revolution took place, people used to live in rural communities, and their lives existed around farming.
Britain was the birthplace of the...