The industrial revolution was one of the most important events in American history. The industrial revolution started in England because of an abundance of natural resources such as coal, a source of energy that was a major part of the industrial revolution. Also there were a lot of entrepreneurs who wanted to invest money in factories and new inventions, thus the industrial revolution began. Also the agricultural revolution was a major reason for the industrial revolution, Many people wanted to move from rural areas to cities to get jobs that were being created as a result of the revolution.
Effects Of The Industrial Revolution
There were many effects that came with the industrial revolution, both positive and negative. Many great things that came from the industrial revolution were things such as child labor laws and the invention of the assembly line, which we still use today. Some people can argue that the industrial revolution is what sparked what we call global warming and pollution today.