Essay about The Industrialization Of The Industrial Revolution

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The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing process in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840. Great Britain was the birthplace of The Industrial Revolution. The revolution marked a shift of power, special purpose machinery, factories, and mass production. There were many products that played a major role in the revolution, these products include iron, textiles, and the steam engine. During this time transportation, communication, living standards, and banking improved in many ways. Before the Industrial Revolution many people used to produce a bulk of their own food, clothes, furniture, and tools from their homes. There was no way to mass produce these items, so people just made them themselves. When the revolution began things changed tremendously. Factories began popping up everywhere, steam engine tracks were being placed so things could be transported easily. The banking system became highly developed and contributed to industrialization. The increase in demand for goods grew because of growing trade, economic prosperity, and climate of progress. The first industry to be transformed was the textile industry. The transformation of this industry sped up the process of clothing being made and boosted the profits made. There were many major inventions that modernized the textile and cotton industry. John Kay invented the flying shuttle in 1733, this invention allowed a single weaver to weave wider fabrics. This invention…

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