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The Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was a time of tremendous change, in technology and society, throughout Europe and Asia. (Click here for the Industrial Revolution in America.)


Summary of the Industrial Revolution
Good summation of all the elements that make up the Industrial Revolution.

The Industrial Revolution Primary Sources
Learn more about the Industrial Revolution through the words of people who lived it.

Child Labor in Britain
Conditions for child workers were sometimes unbelievably harsh. Find out more.

Women Workers in the Industrial Revolution
Find out how women were treated on the job in the 18th Century in England and Wales.

Causes of the Industrial Revolution
See how it all started in Europe.

The Two Countries That Invented the Industrial Revolution
Good comparison of how the Revolution began and affected England and America.

Industrial Revolution Timeline
Dates and events traced from 1700 to 1900.

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