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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 industrial.


The Industrial Revolution occurred in the 18th and 19th centuries across Europe and America. It was precipitated when the use of engine-powered machines and other industrial features began to transform mostly rural and agrarian areas into densely populated urban centers. One major shift that took pl


World War I, which started in July 1914 and ended Nov. 11, 1918, was responsible for more than 17 million casualties, approximately 100,000 of which were troops from the United States. Causes of World War I include mutual defense alliances, imperialism, militarism and nationalism. The assassination


The American Revolution inspired the French Revolution due to its philosophical ideas on the rights of individuals and the division of power. Additionally, French involvement in the American Revolution caused financial problems in France.


The Revolutionary War began in 1775 between the United States and the British. The war was started as a bid for freedom by the U.S. from the rule of the British because of unfair taxing.


No one is the villain of his own story, so there are conflicting accounts of what World War I was like based on what country is telling the story. As Napoleon said, "History is a set of lies agreed upon," so there are several constant truths about the war, such as its causes, the technologies used,


Somthing my friend Andrew Crosthwaite at Global Innovation Network just sent me. It reminds me of something about the ‘7 levels of why’ that I had in my head for at least five years – but never managed to write down. See if it strikes a chord with you too. An award-winning team of journalists, desi


Scientists create an artificial “swarm” to learn how a small band of revolutionaries can overthrow established leaders. An award-winning team of journalists, designers, and videographers who tell brand stories through Fast Company's distinctive lens What’s next for hardware, software, and services O


The Battle of the Nile was fought on August 1/2, 1798 during the French Revolutionary Wars and saw Rear-Admiral Horatio Nelson destroy as French fleet. In early 1798, French General Napoleon Bonaparte began planning an invasion of Egypt with the goal of threatening British possessions in India and a


The Directory and the War Hero - The French Revolution's Directory was an attempt to mediate between royalists and Jacobins. Learn about the failure of the French Revolution Directory. Advertisement The Directory wasn't a real republic. Where, the people wondered, were the liberty, equality and brot