The Affects Of The Industrial Revolution On The Modern World

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The Industrial revolution was a time of change from hand tools to handmade items. During the Industrial revolution workers became more productive due to the fact that they had advanced technology. The Industrial Revolution changed the way many products including cloth and textiles, were manufactured. It was called “Revolution” because it greatly affected people due to the new and improved inventions being made. The Industrial Revolution helped bring the modern world together. Throughout the Industrial Revolution major developments happened by James Watt and Matthew Boulton, The financial Revolution developing over time and the significance of innovation and entrepreneurship The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing…show more content…
Innovation and entrepreneurship had a significant role during the Industrial Revolution. An example of this is Josiah Wedgwood. Josiah Wedgwood was the principal driver of the rapidly increasing demand for pottery in eighteenth century and worked in a commercial society that was experiencing great change. Wedgwood was able to become a macro-inventor of porcelain, changing the way the pottery was produced and, more importantly, the way that it was acquired largely because of how his personal choices affected his business decisions. He also convinced people to buy his pottery because the new porcelain was better…show more content…
An example of this is steam power. Steam power allowed faster transportation of people and goods. It allowed parts of the world to be reached and visited that would not have been possible without the use of steam power. Steam power allowed different regions of the world to unite and share ideas. Britain experienced changes in all aspects. Growth in agricultural, industrial production and economic
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