Industrial Revolution

How did a little bit of steam transform the world? Find out in this BrainPOP movie, as Tim and Moby introduce you to the Industrial Revolution! You’ll learn when the Industrial Revolution took place, and what type of society was present in most of the world before the revolution. Discover the three inventions that jump-started the first Industrial Revolution, as well as in which country much of the revolution took place. You’ll also find out how pressure to keep up led to the invention of two important innovations in the United States. Next, you’ll learn where the second Industrial Revolution mostly took place, and which four inventions transformed communication and transportations systems. Plus, see what oil had to do with it, and how all this new industry had a negative side. Whatever the costs, our world would be really different without it!

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