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Innovations From The Industrial Revolution

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Can you provide assistance in citing five innovations from the industrial revolution and the technological revolution?

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This solution highlights several examples of innovations from the industrial and technological revolution in Europe and the United States.

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The Industrial Revolution was the major technological, socioeconomic and cultural change in the late 18th and early 19th century resulting from the widespread replacement of manual labor by new inventions or machinery. It began in England with the introduction of steam power (fueled primarily by coal) and powered machinery (mainly in textile manufacturing). The development of all-metal machine tools in the first two decades of the 19th century enabled the manufacture of more production machines for manufacturing in other industries. Thus five innovations from the industrial revolution are:

1) steam power or steam engine (started in England)
The development and subsequent application of steam power was undoubtedly the greatest technical achievement of the Industrial Revolution. A number of industries needed the ability to apply the enormous power produced by the steam engine, in order to continue their advancement in production. James Watt is credited with ...

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