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Railroads & the Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History (12:30)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 01:43 How did railroads lead people to experience the Industrial Revolution? How was this different across different classes?
  2. 02:50 How did railroads change the physical environment? How did they change how people experienced time and space?
  3. 05:00 In what ways was travel by horse seen as superior to railroad travel, by some people?
  4. 06:53 What are some ways in which railroad travel impacted human interaction?
  5. 09:12 How did people’s attitudes toward railroads change over time?
  6. 10:44 In what ways is the Internet similar to the railroad?