The Industrial Revolution involved rural, lower working class of both Europe and United States of America. The movement was initiated with the invention of machines, allowing for the manufacturing of goods in large quantities never seen before.
The Industrial Revolution allowed for an increase in jobs, improved means of transportation of goods, communication between people and an improved banking system. The industries greatly affected by the Industrial Revolution included the iron and textile industries. The invention of the steam engine allowed for a better means of transporting the goods to the desired location. A downfall of the Industrial Revolution was the lack of employment law, resulting in undesirable work environments and living conditions.