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Industrial Revolution

Objectives:

  • To develop and extend knowledge of key events in 19th century Britain that helped shape the modern world, including  exploring wider issues of social values and responsibility.
  • To use the evidence of historic objects, buildings and landscapes to identify the main features of local industrial changes
  • To understand how and why the past has been interpreted in this way by the Museum and to evaluate the accuracy of this interpretation

Did you know?

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By 1846, steam engine design had developed so fast that the engine fitted to the SS Great Britain was capable of 1000 horsepower.

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