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Industrial Revolution


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The Industrial Revolution
World History
Industrial Revolution
US History
Specific Inventions
in the Industrial Revolution
Impact of the Industrial Revolution on Society
Industrial Revolution
Primary Source Material
 Industrial Revolution
Art and Literature
Industrial Revolution
Database Articles
 
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Industrial Revolution - World History
  A Brief Overview of the Industrial Revolution. A great site that will give you the big picture of the Industrial Revolution.
  The Cotton Times: Understanding the Industrial Revolution. A treasure trove on information on the Industrial Revolution, including maps, a timeline, inventions and inventors.
  Industrial Revolution Brief narrative outlining areas of chage due to the far reaching effects of industrialization.
  The Industrial Revolution (1700 - Present). Short, concise paragraphs on the development and impact of inventions such as the steam engine, steam locomotive, steam boat, textile machinery, steel, the telegraph, electricity, standardization of parts, the automoble. A good beginning point for names and dates, that will provide leads for further research.
  The Infoplease Encyclopedia Article on the Industrial Revolution
  The Internet Modern History Sourcebook of the Industrial Revolution
  Industrial Revolution ---Hundreds of links to the Industrial Revolution in Europe and America (Sometimes this link times out, but you can always return to it from this page).
 
Inventor of the Week Search this weekly archive for inventors of the industrial revolution
 

 
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The Industrial Revolution in the United States
  The Industrial Revolution in the United States. This site has many links on the history of the Industrial Revolution. You will need to assess carefully each site - some are better than others.
  Water Power and the Industrial Revolution. A short discussion of the importance of harnessing the power of water to run the machines of the Industrial Revolution.
  Eli Whitney. A biography of the inventor and a discussion of his impact on US history.
   
 
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Inventions and Inventors in the Industrial Revolution (Opens in a separate page)
 
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Impact of the Industrial Revolution on Society
  Life in the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain. A look at life in the textile mills, and first-person testimony from children, women and men who worked in the mills. From Spartacus Educational (Great Britain).
  Women in the Early Industrial Revolution, England and Wales. A brief overview of the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the lives of women. Includes primary source documents.
   Women and Children of The Industrial Revolution
 
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Primary Source Materials - The Industrial Revolution
  The Industrial Revolution in Europe
  The Industrial Revolution in the United States
 
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Revolution - Art & Literature
  Steam Engines and Rabbit Holes Connections between the Industrial Revolution & literature of the time
  Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle"Sparknotes and full text of the novel available
   
 
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Database Articles
  Modern World History Textbook References --Industrial Revolution
  Modern World History Textbook References --Life in the Industrial Age
  Gale Student Resource Center --Link to chapters of books, magazine and newspaper articles and more.If you are using this resource form home click here, and then go to CHHS online databases and click on the Gale Student Resource Center..
   
 
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