The Industrial Revolution In The 1700's

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There once was a time when telephones, electric light bulbs, automobiles, and other things were exciting new discoveries. We call that time the Industrial Revolution. So much of what we do day to day is automatic. We have to go somewhere, so we hop in a car. We flick a switch and lights turn on. The phone rings and we answer it. Machines in city factories began making goods that had previously been made by hand and by farm families in their homes. It was also a time for relocation, because when jobs moved from the home to factories in the cities, the people who held the jobs followed (Shea). in the 1700 's, most people in the colonies lived on farms and worked for themselves. The Industrial Revolution itself refers to a change from
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