Industrial Revolution

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Definition of Industrial Revolution

the rapid development of industry that occurred in the late 18th and 19th centuries, brought about by the introduction of machinery

Examples of Industrial Revolution in a sentence

During the Industrial Revolution, a majority of the population shifted from rural farming areas to industrialized cities.

As steam based machines and transportation grew popular during the Industrial Revolution, jobs shifted from agriculture to industry.

Mass production during the Industrial Revolution reduced costs and allowed more products to be produced than could be done by hand.

An increase in pollution and poor working conditions were two of the negative effects of a shift to industry during the Industrial Revolution.

Because of new inventions during the late 18th century, the cost of transporting people and goods went down during the Industrial Revolution.

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