bullet The 1833 Factory Act Page
bullet The 1834 Poor Law Page
bullet The Anti-Corn League
bullet British History of Child Labor in the 19c (Spartacus)
bullet British House of Commons Election Results:  1832-1983 (Spartacus Site)
bullet Chartism
bullet Chartism and the Chartists
bullet Chartist Newspapers (Spartacus Site)
bullet Child Labor in  19c England - primary documents of reformers, supporters, etc.
bullet Cotton Times focusing on the Industrial Revolution in Lancashire from the mid eighteenth century
bullet Crystal Palace Exhibition in London in 1850
bullet The Emancipation of British Women:  1750-1920 (Spartacus)
bullet Factory Workers in the British Industrial Revolution
bullet Immanuel Wallerstein's World System Theory
bullet The Factory System and the Factory Acts (published in 1894) - full book in .pdf format
bullet The Industrial Revolution- Technology and Social Effects
bullet The Industrial Revolution and the Railway System
bullet John Stuart Mill Links
bullet Lectures on the Industrial Revolution in England - Arnold Toynbee (1884)
bullet The Luddites:  1811-1812 (Spartacus Site)
bullet Map-->"Industrial England:  Early 19c"
bullet NM's Creative Impulse:  The Development of Western Civilization - The Industrial Revolution (mucho links)
bullet "The Origins of the Industrial Revolution in England" - from the Lectures on Modern European Intellectual History
bullet Paul Halsall's notes on "Socialism, Marxism, and Trade Unionism"
bullet The Peel Web    (Primary Source Documents Index Page)
bullet The Plight of Women's Work in the  Early Industrial Revolution in England and Wales
bullet Queen Victoria (Spartacus Site)
bullet Resisting the Poor Law
bullet The Industrial Revolution & the Railway System
bullet Songs of Innocence - William Blake
bullet Spread and Social Results of Industrialization
bullet Tables Illustrating the Spread of Industrialization
bullet "The Western Traditions" video series on line - The Annenburg Foundation
bullet Women and Chartism (Spartacus Site)
bullet The Workhouse

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Why Study History Through Primary Sources

bullet 1795:  Manchester Becomes a Thriving Industrial City - John Aikin
bullet 1798:  An Essay on the Principle of Population - Thomas Malthus
bullet 19c:  Images of the Industrial Revolution in England
bullet 19c:  Table Showing the Comparative Weight of Factory & Non-Factory English Children
bullet 1802:  The Health and Morals of Apprentices Act
bullet 1807:  Child Labor in Cotton Factories - Robert Southey, Letters from England
bullet 1812:  A Luddite attack on a Yorkshire mill
bullet 1812:  Luddite Oath
bullet 1813-49:  Various Descriptions of Workhouse Children, England
bullet 1814:  The English Corn Laws
bullet 1816:  Evidence of James Pattison (on the state of health and morals of children employed in
bullet 1816:  Robert Owen and Robert Peel - Testimony regarding Child Labor
bullet 1817:  The Iron Law of Wages
bullet 1818:  Observations on the Effects of the Manufacturing System - Robert Owen
bullet 1819:  Opposition to the Chimney Sweepers' Regulation Bill
bullet 1819:  The Peterloo Massacre
bullet 1819:  Samuel Bamford - Passages in the Life of a Radical: On the Peterloo Massacre
bullet 1819:  The Six Acts
bullet 1823:  "The Steam Loom" - Richard Guest
bullet 1828:  William Radcliffe - On Power Looms
bullet 1830s?:  Power Loom - weaving in England
bullet 1830:  Wages of Factory Workers in Leeds - statistical chart
bullet 1831:  Thomas Babington Macaulay - Speech on the Reform Bill of 1832
bullet 1831:  Various Comments on the London Reform Riots of 1831
bullet 1831-32:  Transcripts from the Sadler Commission Investigation
bullet 1832:  Debates Amongst Lyonnais Weavers and Republicans
bullet 1832:  Dr. Samuel Smith's Testimony to the House of Commons
bullet 1832:  Macauley On Parliamentary Reform
bullet 1832:  The Moral and Physical Conditions of the Working Classes of Manchester in 1832 - Sir James
bullet 1832:  Reform Act (Britain)
bullet 1832:  Speech of Michael Sadler in the House of Commons on the second reading of the Factories
           Regulation Bill
bullet 1832-42:  The Life of the Industrial Worker in 19c England - several docs.
bullet 1833:  Age of Workers in Cotton Mills in Lancashire, England - statistical chart
bullet 1833:  An Act Abolishing Slavery Throughout the British Colonies
bullet 1833:  The Factory Act
bullet 1833:  Minutes of Mark Best's evidence taken before the Committee on the Factories Bill
bullet 1833:  The People's Charter
bullet 1833:  Report of the Commissioners on the employment of children in factories
bullet 1833:  "A Well Conducted Factory" - article in The Penny Magazine
bullet 1834:  The Lyon Uprising
bullet 1834:  The Poor Laws Amendment Act
bullet 1834:  "To the Straw Bonnet Makers" - in the Owenite journal, The Pioneer
bullet 1835:  "Notes on a Journey to the Mines of Cornwall and Wales" - article in The Penny Magazine
bullet 1835:  "The Philosophy of the Manufacturers" - Andrew Ure
bullet 1838:  The Barnsley Manifesto
bullet 1838:  The Chartist Petition of 1838
bullet 1838:  Deaths in British Coal Mines
bullet 1839:  The First National Petition (England)
bullet 1839-40:  The view of a soldier on Chartist activity in the north of England - from the diaries of Sir Charles Napier
bullet 1840:  Conditions in Nottingham in 1840 - General Sir Charles Napier
bullet 1840s:  Condition of the Poor in Manchester - John Layhe
bullet 1840:  Pamphlet - In Defence of Laissez-Faire
bullet 1840:  William Ellery Channing - On the Elevation of the Laboring Classes
bullet 1841:  Robert Peel's Speech on the Corn Laws
bullet 1842:  Chadwick's Report on Sanitary Conditions
bullet 1842:  The Debate on the 1842 Charter
bullet 1842:  Duncombe's Speech Introducing the 1842 Charter
bullet 1842:  The Factory System Illustrated - "Mary Bucktrout" - William Dodd
bullet 1842:  Public Reaction to the Disclosure of Conditions in the Coal Mines - Conservative Party's periodical, the Quarterly Review
bullet 1842:  Shaftesbury's Speech in Commons on Conditions in the Mines
bullet 1842:  Testimony Gathered by Ashley's Mines Commission
bullet 1842:  Thomas Macaulay's speech against Chartism
bullet 1842:  Women Miners in the English Coal Pits
bullet 1843:  "Capital and Labor" -  an 1843 English cartoon on the exploitation of children in the mines
bullet 1844:  Industrial Manchester - Friedrich Engels
bullet 1844:  Introduction to The Condition of the Working Class in England - Friedrich Engels
bullet 1844:  Shaftesbury's Speech in Commons on the Ten-Hour Act
bullet 1845:  "Cheap Clothing" - political cartoon by John Leach in Punch
bullet 1845:  Industrial Conditions in Manchester, England - Friedrich Engels
bullet 1845:  Prince Albert's memorandum on the Corn Laws (12/25)
bullet 1845:  "A Wise Factory Owner" - Parliamentary Papers 1845, XXV, pp. 456-7 (Britain)
bullet 1846:  Sir Robert Peel's Speech on the Repeal of the Corn Laws
bullet 1848:  Das Kapital, Book I - Karl Marx (Chapter 10)
bullet 1848?:  A Letter in Reply to a Hand-Bill published by the Curate of Rotherham, criticizing Chartism
bullet 1848:  The People's Charter
bullet mid-19c:  "Cripples in the Yard of Children's Home in London" - picture
bullet 1854:  Charles Dickens - excerpts from Hard Times
bullet 1861:  Study of London Labour and the London Poor, Volume I - Henry Mayhew
bullet 1863:  Utilitarianism (Chapter 1 - General Remarks)- John Stuart Mill
bullet 1867:  Reform Act (Britain)
bullet 1870-1913:  Tables Illustrating the Spread of Industrialization in the Western World
bullet 1882:  Self-Help - Samuel Smiles
bullet 1891:  Pope Leo XIII - Rerum Novarum
bullet 1917:  J.L. Hammond - The Town Labourer
bullet 1919:  J.L. Hammond - The Skilled Laboure
bullet 1920:  J.L. Hammond - The Village Labourer