The effects of the Industrial Revolution were vast and far-reaching changes in the political, economic and social structure of the countries in which it took place. Beginning in Britain in 1750, technological innovations... More »

Some of the positive effects of the Industrial Revolution were the massive improvements in manufacturing and distribution processes, allowing more goods to be made and shipped more easily. Prior to the Industrial Revolut... More »

The Industrial Revolution resulted in more efficient production processes, cheaper goods, increases in job opportunities and improved quality of life. On the other hand, the Industrial Revolution encouraged environmental... More »

The Industrial Revolution brought several important changes to the field of education by making education accessible for children of all socioeconomic backgrounds and setting laws making education a requirement. Prior to... More »

The Industrial Revolution brought changes in the textile industry, communication, transportation and the overall quality of life. All of these changes helped move society from being more agrarian to being primarily indus... More »

The Industrial Revolution caused sweeping changes to Britain by ushering in scientific advancements, growth of technology, improvements to the fields of agriculture and production and an overall economic expansion. The I... More »

The Industrial Revolution made its way into Japan, China and India in the latter half of the 19th century and the early 20th century, making these countries the last to be affected by the revolution as of 2015. The Indus... More »