How revolutionary were the railways in Britain?

Last updated: 16/01/2013
Contributor: Teachit Author
How revolutionary were the railways in Britain?
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Key stage
Category
Industry and Empire c. 1750-1900: Industrial Revolution
Resource type
Student activity
Concepts and methods
Continuity and change
A change and continuity card sort which encourages students to describe the extent of change which the railways brought to Britain in the 19th century. Changes considered include the growth in holiday time and destinations, the impact on navvies and the decline of canals and turnpike trusts. Task descriptions and possible extension activities are included.

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