Fun Fact: The Luddites

Fun facts about the industrial revolution

The Luddites were a radical group in 19th England who attempted to destroy the textile industry when machinery was introduced. Many Luddites were owners of shops who were outsold as machinery made by the competition made their products much cheaper.

3 Comments Add yours

  1. And here I thought it was going to be some kind of bugs.


  2. And now anyone who opposes or is averse to new technology is called a Luddite.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s