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The Industrial Revolution

Learn more about the rise of the mills, machines, and other parts of the Industrial Revolution.

The Industrial Revolution
This history of the machine age was written by students just like you.

Industrial Revolution: A Trip to the Past
Discover just how transporation, art, medicine, and other industries changed as a result of the introduction of machines.

Power of Water and the Industrial Revolution
How important was water in the development of the Industrial Revolution? Very important, according to this site.

The Two Countries that Invented the Industrial Revolution
Great Britain and then America played a large part in the development of the movement. See how the Revolution was similar and different in the two countries.

Samuel Slater: Father of the American Industrial Revolution
Learn how this businessman got the Revolution going in America.

The Lowell Project
How hard did the girls at the Lowell mills work? This site tells you.

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