Industrial revolution

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Esteban Jacome
History Project / Essay
The Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution began in Great Britain in the late 1700s and spread to Western Europe and the United Stateduring the 1800s.Where major changes in agriculture, manufacturing, mining, transportation, and technology had a profound effect on the social, economic and cultural conditions of the times. That meansthat the society change in good things.
New Inventions:
Began in early 1700s the series of new inventions. The new inventions were that people make machines to use instead of working by hand like inother times, that’s why the commerce began to grow. This period of industrialization began in Great Britain but soon spread. The textile, or cloth-weaving, industry was the first to change but in agood way. There were some inventions like the flying shuttle, spinning jenny, and cotton. In the case of cotton there were some troubles because is difficult to make and the process increased to makemuch easier. The new inventions also improved transportation and communication. Steamships made rivers faster. Also a new device called the telegraph made that you could send messages to long distance.The Factory System
The factory system where machines rapidly that produce large quantities of goods at factories. Trains and steamships could bring materials to the factories and could carry allthe things that help to make some products.
Scientific Advances
Also increased the scientific research. Edward Jenner developed a treatment to prevent the smallpox that in that time the smallpoxwhere a very bad disease. Louis Pasteur discovered that germs cause disease, and he makes new ways to combat that. In chemistry and physics, the scientific makes more advances on the atoms, the smallatoms that make up everything in the universe. Also they advance on psychology that is the study of the mind.
A new way of life
The industrial revolution changed the work experience and way of life...
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