Industrial Revolution

What started the Industrial Revolution in Britain?

What started the Industrial Revolution in Britain?

October 12, 2020
Many observers of modern social science are convinced of the maxim: There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics . Yet good…

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Immigrants during the Industrial Revolution

Immigrants during the Industrial Revolution

August 24, 2020
Lyman & Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History, Springfield History Theater The story of the Irish in the Connecticut Valley is a…

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Industrial Revolution and Slavery

Industrial Revolution and Slavery

August 12, 2020
Opinion by David William Pear Hillary Clinton to Africa… “Get over it”. “For goodness sakes, this is the 21st century. We ve got to get over…

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Machines of the Industrial Revolution

Machines of the Industrial Revolution

June 25, 2020
During the course of history people have changed the manufacturing process dramatically. Instead of items being produced by hand, the owners…

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Industrial Revolution in Australia

Industrial Revolution in Australia

April 14, 2020
It’s 160 years ago this year (2014) since the first railway was opened in Australia in 1854. The railways were a vast improvement on the Cobb…

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What was the Industrial Revolution About?

What was the Industrial Revolution About?

January 13, 2020
There’s a recent working paper by Alexandra de Pleijt and Jacob Weisdorf that looks at skill composition of the English workforce from 1550 through…

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Industrial Revolution in Britain

Industrial Revolution in Britain

January 1, 2020
Shortly before his death in 1883, the historian Arnold Toynbee suggested that in the years after 1750 there was both an agricultural and an industrial…

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Importance of the Industrial Revolution

Importance of the Industrial Revolution

April 29, 2019
The National Trust Hand Spinning & Weaving Co-ordinator, dressed in costume, shows visitors how the cotton was processed at Quarry Bank…

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Steam engine Industrial Revolution

Steam engine Industrial Revolution

February 13, 2019
Charles Parsons Turbinia yacht, seen here in 1897, was the first steam turbine-powered ship. Photo: Alfred John West (1857-1937) Credit: Each…

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Influence of Industrial Revolution

Influence of Industrial Revolution

February 5, 2019
Arts During the Industrial Revolution There were many artistic movements during the period of Britain s industrialization, each of which was…

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Industrial Revolution assignment

Industrial Revolution assignment

January 24, 2019
The Industrial Revolution Slide Show for Industrial Revolution Vocabulary Words Industrial Revolution Vocabulary Slide - vocabulary- This will…

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Industrial Revolution Civil War

Industrial Revolution Civil War

November 25, 2018
“If a Western Rip Van Winkle had fallen asleep in 1869 and awakened in 1896, he would not have recognized the lands that the railroads had touched…

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Technology of the Industrial Revolution

Technology of the Industrial Revolution

November 21, 2018
Technology is widely considered the main source of economic progress, but it has generated cultural anxiety throughout history. Here, Joel Mokyr…

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Industrial Revolution Innovation

Industrial Revolution Innovation

September 10, 2018
Britain has a long and proud history as a hotbed of innovation. We led the Industrial Revolution over 200 years ago when scientific leaps and…

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Industrial Revolution furniture

Industrial Revolution furniture

September 6, 2018
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Positive and negative of the Industrial Revolution

Positive and negative of the Industrial Revolution

July 28, 2018
Positive Effects Industrialization had many positive effects on society in Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries. The creation of power machines…

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Industrial Revolution Timeline of events

Industrial Revolution Timeline of events

July 8, 2018
Interior of a Cotton Gin. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Detroit Publishing Company Collection Continued from page 1 Updated…

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Industrial Revolution in American Lesson Plans

Industrial Revolution in American Lesson Plans

March 7, 2014
Eli Whitney and the Need for an Invention As Eli Whitney left New England and headed South in 1792, he had no idea that within the next seven…

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Iron and steel Industrial Revolution

Iron and steel Industrial Revolution

January 16, 2015
Copyrighted image Copyright: Peter Lewis The Industrial Revolution and the Development of Steel The Industrial Revolution was characterized by…

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Steamboats in the Industrial Revolution

Steamboats in the Industrial Revolution

April 18, 2014
In 1769, the Scotsman James Watt patented an improved version of the steam engine that ushered in the Industrial Revolution. The idea of using…

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Industrial Revolution Natural Resources

Industrial Revolution Natural Resources

May 31, 2015
Story highlights Natural resources are driving rapid growth in many African countries Abundant resources can drive industry on the continent…

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