How Did The Industrial Revolution Changed European Society

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Before the middle of the 18th century, most people lived and worked in countryside. Women worked on their house and sometimes helped men’s work together. Children also worked for their family, but mostly it was small jobs such as farming and watching animal. Especially, there was no technical change in these periods. However, the European Society changed dramatically during the Industrial Revolution period. Industrial Revolution is a great change of the industry and economy in Europe between 18th to 19th centuries. People used many new resources such as coal and iron by inventing machine. Most invention in Industrial Revolution brought large production of Coal, Cotton text, Iron, etc. It also changed people’s life dramatically. Many historians …show more content…
Iron and coal was one of the important resources in the Industrial Revolution. In England, there was a lot of coal hiding in the mining. When several innovation such as steam engine came out, Britain used coal rather than wood, a scarce and inefficient resource, for making iron. The iron was one of the high quality mineral in European countries in order to make product such as “machines, engines, railway tracks, agricultural implements, and hardware” (Cole and Symes 622). These resources were important since it made European countries to have good quality products in Industrial Revolution. Coal and iron became one of the popular resources that helped Britain to get a lot of finance. (need more …show more content…
Before the Industrial Revolution, The increase of the cotton manufacture was the start of the Industrial Revolution in Europe. Steam engine was the important invention in the Industrial Revolution. James Watt, a Scottish mechanic and instrument maker, invented steam engine in order to pump up the water in the mining for getting

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