How Did England Grow Before The Industrial Revolution

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Before the Industrial Revolution, England was much different then we find it now. The Revolution brought them new roads, tools, trains, and new ways to communicate. The Industrial Revolution had a great impact on present day England. “The stream of English scientific thought was one of the main tributaries of the industrial revolution…” [Document 5] As more people became educated, systematic thought became more spread out. Many people were trying to make life easier and less time consuming. People like John Kay and James Hargreaves and many others were working on making weaving faster and easier. John Kay invented the flying shuttle which increased the speed of weaving [Document 6]. James Hargreaves invented the spinning jenny that spun…show more content…
They all worked together to produce the products instead of each of them making a product. How were all of these factory workers recruited? “A good many from the agricultural parts… People left other occupations and came to spinning for the sake of high wages.” [Document 2] People were leaving their farming jobs and other jobs to go to work in the factories because, just like now, money was a necessity in everyone’s life and working in factories gave workers more money to bring home and use to provide their family with other necessities. The process of Industrialization was a slow but fast moving process. There were a lot of new technologies popping up in all fields. You have ones that increase the speed of weaving and make it easier. Then there are ones that give you easier transportation like the train and roads. Then there are the ones that helped with communication and made it easier. A big help was all of England’s natural resources. [Document 4] As well as the people all working
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