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The Invention Of The Industrial Revolution

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One cannot decide the time or era in which one is born. Fortunately enough, I am thriving in a society where technology allows me to gain access to a relatively easy lifestyle compared to those who lived in the 18th century. Prior to the 18th century and pre-industrial times, the way one sustained and obtained means for survival transformed fairly insufficiently. However, once the Industrial Revolution ignited throughout Europe, the course one’s of livelihood forever changed. While the Agricultural Revolution was a sufficient step forward in metamorphosing human society, it did not reign like the technological advantages of the industrial revolution. The introduction of mass production, steam engines, cast iron, coal, and textile miles profoundly changed the life of the 18th century greatly more than anything else. Due to these innovations, abundance of urban town arose cross Europe, unearthing a way of life never before attainable to those of less fortune. Dreams seemed more within ones grasp, societies transformed. Furthermore, the Industrial Revolution not only provided opportunities, the vicissitudes brought forth monopolization, grafting politics, and cheap labor.
The Agricultural and Scientific Revolution with the accompany of Enlightenment helped “fostered a new worldview that embraced process and the role of research and experimentation in understanding and mastering the natural world.” (McKay et al, pp. 650) This encouraged scientists and engineers to help
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