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  • Wikipedia: Industrial Revolution
    Learn about the Industrial Revolution, the era of major technological development in the 18th and 19th centuries. Discusses advances in factories, manufacturing, and the steam engine, as well as social problems that arose as a result.
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Industrial_Revolution
  • Industrial Revolution
    Directory of online resources about the Industrial Revolution. Covers the era's developments in agriculture, steam and electric power, and shipping, as well as the social effects of the changed economy. From the Internet Modern History Sourcebook.
    www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook14.html
  • Child Labour in the 19th Century
    Features biographies and entries on reformers, supporters, laborers, working conditions, and other things related to child labor in Britain.
    www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/IRchild.main.htm
  • Making the Modern World
    Multimedia exhibit tracing how the Industrial Revolution transformed our world, and how it is still transforming today. Includes stories, timelines, and learning modules about science and invention from the 18th century to the present.
    www.makingthemodernworld.org.uk
  • Plight of Women's Work in the Early Industrial Revolution in England and Wales, The
    Lesson plan about the role of female workers during the Industrial Revolution. Read testimonies from English and Welsh working women and children, including documents about textile workers, miners, and seamstresses.
    www.womeninworldhistory.com/lesson7.html
  • Cotton Times: Understanding the Industrial Revolution
    Covers the development of the textile industry in Lancashire.
    www.cottontimes.co.uk
  • Age of Industry
    Artist's view of world history and western civilization. Presented by The University of Evansville.
    history.evansville.net/industry.html
  • Origins of the Industrial Revolution in England, The
    Article tracing the beginning of Britain's Industrial Revolution. Examines the changes in agriculture, transportation, communications, and technology that made England the first industrial nation.
    www.historyguide.org/intellect/lecture17a.html
  • Lectures on the Industrial Revolution in England
    By Arnold Toynbee.
    socserv2.socsci.mcmaster.ca/~econ/ugcm/3ll3/toynbee/indrev
  • Leeds Woollen Workers Petition, 1786
    Protesting the unemployment of previously well-paid skilled workers due to the introduction of textile machinery. From the Modern History Sourcebook.
    www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1786machines.html
  • Prickwillow Drainage Engine Museum
    Preserving a collection of early 20th-century engines used to prevent Fenland flooding. Includes map and opening times.
    www.prickwillow-engine-museum.co.uk
  • Fulton, Robert (1765-1815)@
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  • Tables Illustrating the Spread of Industrialization
    From the Modern History Sourcebook.
    www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/indrevtabs1.html
  • Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute: The Industrial Revolution
    Extensive lesson plan covering changes to England's economy and society between 1760 and 1850. Includes sections on industry, economics, and literature.
    www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1981/2/81.02.06.x.html
  • Letter of Leeds Cloth Merchants, 1791
    Defending the use of textile machinery. From the Modern History Sourcebook.
    www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1791machines.html
  • William Radcliffe: Power Looms, 1828
    From the Modern History Sourcebook.
    www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1828looms.html
  • Industrial Revolution, The
    Online exhibit about the Industrial Revolution of 18th and 19th century Britain. Focuses on the transition from artisan manufacture to a factory system. Includes sections on the agricultural revolution, the textile industry, canals, and railways.
    www.saburchill.com/history/chapters/IR/001.html
  • Philosophy of Manufacturers, 1835
    University of Glasgow professor Andrew Ure describes the benefits of the factory system. From the Modern History Sourcebook.
    www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1835ure.html
  • Richard Guest: The Steam Loom, 1823
    From the Modern History Sourcebook.
    www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1823cotton.html
  • Industrial Revolution and the Standard of Living
    Essay debating whether the standard of living for most workers rose or fell during Britain's Industrial Revolution in the 18th and 19th centuries. From the Concise Encyclopedia of Economics.
    www.econlib.org/library/Enc/IndustrialRevolutionandtheStandardofLiving.html
 


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