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|The totality of the changes in economic and social organization that began about 1760 in England and later in other countries, characterized chiefly by the replacement of hand tools with power-driven machines, as the power loom and the steam engine, and
|Industrial Revolution- What Changed – Industrially and Economically:
|•The invention of steam power, which was used to power factories and transport and allowed for deeper mining. •Improvement of iron making techniques allowing for vastly higher production levels.
|Industrial Revolution- What Changed – Socially and Culturally:
|•Rapid urbanisation leading to dense, cramped housing and living conditions. •New city and factory cultures affecting family and peer groups. •Debates and laws regarding child labour, public health and working conditions. •Anti-technology groups suc
|Industrial Revolution- Causes of the Industrial Revolution:
|•The end of feudalism changes economic relationships. •Higher population because of less disease and lower infant mortality allowed for a larger industrial workforce. •The agricultural revolution frees people from the soil, allowing – or driving – the