The Industrial Revolution!

What Will We Learn?

We are going to learn about the Industrial revolution. A time in history where inovation and industry ruled the day. Several inventions changed the world and shaped the way we live today. The industrial revolution also lead to a population boom in the United States. We are also going to understand how supply and demand helped drive this process.


What the dictionary says


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an overthrow or repudiation and the thorough replacement of an established government or politicalsystem by the people governed.


Sociology . a radical and pervasive change in society and the social structure, especially one madesuddenly and often accompanied by violence. Compare social evolution.


a sudden, complete or marked change in something: the present revolution in church architecture.


a procedure or course, as if in a circuit, back to a starting point.


a single turn of this kind.

Turning Points in History - Industrial Revolution

Hero's of the Industrial Revolution!

James Watt

The inventor of the Steam Engine!

87 James Watt and the Steam Engine

Alexander Graham Bell

The inventor of the telephone !

GLEE 2x01 - Telephone (Lady GaGa)
Alexander Graham Bell
This Is Alexander Graham Bell's Voice

Eli Whitney

The inventor of the Cotton Gin.

The Cotton Gin

Henry Ford

Henry Ford invented the assembly line. He DID NOT make the automobile.

Model T, Henry Ford, and the Assembly Line

Just for fun!

The following videos are extra info on the industrial revolution. Some of the videos are a little longer. It's worth it to watch them though! Let me know what you think!

Don't try this at home

What does this video have to do with the industrial revolution? Very little. Except for the fact that the guy is biking through an old factory. But I enjoyed watching it and i hope you do to.

Danny Macaskill - Industrial Revolutions
Industrial Revolution
Alexander Graham Bell Biography