Learning Notes For Work, Life and Leisure Class 10 History
Brief Concepts of the Lesson
Metropolis – A large, densely populated city of a country or state often the capital of region.
Older cities like London changed dramatically when people begun pouring in after the industrial revolution. Factory or workshop owners did not house the migrant workers. Instead individual landowners put up cheap, and usually unsafe, tenements for the new arrivals.
Temperance movement – a largely middle class led social reform movement which emerged in Britain and America from the 19th century onwards it identified alcoholism as the cause of the ruin of families and society and aimed at reducing the consumption of alcoholic drinks particularly amongst the working classes.
Libraries art galleries and museums were established in the 19th century to provide people with a sense of history and pride in the achievements of the British.