DBQ: The Industrial Revolution

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The Industrial Revolution was an increase in machinery that helped to produce goods within the textile industry. It started in England in the 1700’s. Beginning in the middle of the eighteenth century, machines did this and other jobs as well. It also greatly improved farming methods. The Industrial Revolution began because England is abundant in natural resources, people left to that area for jobs, and inventions made it easier to perform those jobs. England is abundant in natural resources. “…she has coal and iron lying close together, that her sheep give the best wool, that her harbors are plentiful…she is not ill-off rivers.” (Doc 4). England’s geography helped them to industrialize. Coal, iron, cotton, lead, tin, and wool are the resources
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