The Industrial Revolution Of The XVIII Century

The Industrial Revolution led to a change from agriculture to manufacture, wind and water to coal and steam, and countryside to city. The Industrial revolution in Britain began in the 1780s. Key inventors of Great Britain during the Industrial Revolution include James Hargreaves, Edmund Cartwright, James Watt, Henry Cort, Richard Trevithick, George Stephenson and his … Read more

The effects of the Market Revolution from 1800 through 1860

Document 1- Lagonda Agricultural Works Print: Features the reaper, from the 1830s, in Springfield Ohio. The print is probably an advertisement for the reaper, with the purpose of promoting it to farmers and visually depicting its form and function in order for them to want to use it for efficiency and greater bounties. Document 2- … Read more

The Industrial Revolution

Examine in detail the History of the Industrial Revolution. Discuss why Britain led the way in the Industrial Revolution and also explain in detail the effects of industrialization on society. Had it not been for the industrial revolution, I would doubt very much that we would enjoy the technology we have in the year 2000. … Read more

The Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was dawning in the United States. At Lowell, Massachusetts, the construction of a big cotton mill began in 1821. It was the first of several that would be built there in the next 10 years. The machinery to spin and weave cotton into cloth would be driven by water power. All that … Read more

Industrial Revolution Essay

Prior to the 18th century, in the United States and Western Europe, the majority of the population lived on farms. However, during the 1700s many remarkable new innovations came into being which caused an upheaval of sorts. New forms of power, such as steam, replaced animal strength and human muscle. The factory system of making … Read more