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 »

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 first started in Britain in the late 1700s and soon spread to cover all of Europe. In the 1800s, the Industrial Revolution spread to America. More »

The Industrial Revolution was important because it changed every aspect of life and business in Britain. With the birth of the Industrial Revolution, formerly rural areas quickly became urbanized hives of industry. More »

Britain was able to lead the Industrial Revolution as it was politically and economically stable, it had a steady supply of coal for machinery and steam power and it was a leading colonial power with access to raw materi... 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 »