Revolutions in Technology By jeRemiah mcferoN

Past: The Industial Revolution


A revolution in farming methods led to a sharp increase in the population, and many people moving from the country to the city looking foe work.
Meanwhile, we were just beginning to discover the secrets of coal power and iron production.
And Britain had plenty of money to invest in new business and technology.
As population continued to increase, demand for goods grew, and suppliers needed to find ways to produce more and more.

Technological Developments

New machines used to spin and weave cloth were housed in factories that allowed the workers to produce goods at a much higher rate than before

Spinning Jenny
Water Frame

A new understanding of coal power helped inventors create the steam engine and a new type of iron that was cheap and dependable

Steam Engine

A new



Positive and Negative Effects on Society

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