Why was the Industrial AGE so Important?
The Industrial AGE was so significant because it was such a major, crucial change in the way PRODUCTS were made....and distributed. .It changed the whole idea of careful,detailed ,time-consuming craftsmanship to quick, fast, identical production in MASS!
The Industrial AGE was a time in which American Society was TRANSFORMED in a phenomenal shift of innovation in industry & production to the detriment of the welfare & standards of civilization.
The common standard of living was revolutionized. The world markedly (supposedly)progressed from a rural, agricultural culture to a technological, urban culture.
Mass production(machines) replaced single-item production(hand-made)Or grown products(crops)
All types of FACTORIES sprouted and multiplied creating brand new jobs.
New personalities such as Andrew Carnegie emerged; making personal significant advances in industry/production.
Major improvements in Transportation facilitated and changed trade & commerce possibilities all over the world.
Some believe that technological gadgets, gizmos, ingenuities,doodads..such as computers, ipads, fitbits, drones, satellites, imaging machines would not have been conceived/fabricated had it not been for the beginning of the Industrial AGE..
Others feel that the Industrial AGE may have been the initial beginnings of the world's current predicament of pollution, scarcity of natural resources, and even global warming.