The Industrial Revolution began in England because by the end of the 19th century, Britain was one of the most powerful countries in the world and had a head start in technology and commerce. Some of the factors that con... More »

The Industrial Revolution began in Britain in the late 1700s. Britain's abundance of coal and iron is one of the main factors in the country becoming the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. More »

According to T.S. Ashton and several other historians, the beginning of the era that ended in the 1850s is marked by the invention of Hargreaves' spinning jenny in the 1760s. The precise dates are not universally accepte... More »

During the eighteenth century, as England was rapidly becoming a global power, everyday life was subject to broad and sweeping changes — most notably those of the Industrial Revolution. Consumerism and commercial enterpr... More »

Industrial and urban growth were common in England following the agricultural revolution in the 18th century. The agricultural revolution in England made it possible for each individual farmer to grow more food. Subseque... More »

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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 »

The Industrial Revolution began in Britain in the late 1700s. Britain's abundance of coal and iron is one of the main factors in the country becoming the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. More »