Effects of the Industrial Revolution

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What social class expanded greatly in size, political power, and wealth in industrialized nations?

Answer:
a)  Aristocracy
b)  Landed gentry
c)  Middle class
d)  Working class
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Question: What social class expanded greatly in size, political power, and wealth in industrialized nations?
Answer:
Aristocracy
Landed gentry
Middle class
Working class