The 1800s were primarily by water, steam and coal but as the 19th century progressed scientists and inventors began to develop new technologies and inventions that powered industries and completely changed the way ordinary people around the world worked and lived. We will examine a short Powerpoint analyzing the inventors and inventions that changed power, communication and transportation. Then you will examine life in a factory and a factory town using a a graphic organizer using the links below.
The video below is a good summary of many of the things we have discussed in the Industrial Revolution
Tuning Points in History: The Industrial Revolution