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Why Is the Period of Technological Change Known as the Industrial Revolution

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Jiacheng Wu
Professor Mr.Peter
27 October 2014
Why is the period of technological change known as the Industrial Revolution                                       considered a great revolution
      Aspect history of human civilization development, there were numerous reforms happened.Among The First Industrial Revolution must been the most impotent reform of the human civilization .Effects of the Industrial Revolution include the Innovative of production technology ,the changes in production systems,the different production power and it brought the pattern of changes in the world.I will be explained them on below.
      The Industrial Revolution was a period from the 18th to the 19th century where major changes in agriculture, manufacturing, mining, transport, and technology had a profound effect on the socioeconomic conditions starting in the United Kingdom, then subsequently spreading throughout Europe, North America, and eventually the world.
      In mid-18th century ,British goods sold abroad more and more inadequate supply of handmade production techniques workshop.To increase efficiency, people try to find ways improve production .In the textile department, people first invented a tool called the worker whom called John Kay[1] (17 June 1704 – c. 1779 ) made a tool to greatly accelerate the speed of weaving, also stimulate the demand for cotton yarn.In 18 century 60 years,weavers James Hargreaves[2] (c. 1720 – 22 April 1778)   invented the "Spinning Jenny " hand-spinning machine.It symbolize the beginning of the first industrial revolution.
  In 1759 Watt's friend, John Robison, called his attention to the use of steam as a source ofmotive power.The design of the Newcomen engine, in use for almost 50 years for pumping water from mines, had hardly changed from its first implementation. Watt began to experiment with steam, though he had never seen an operating steam engine. He tried constructing a model; it failed to work satisfactorily, but...


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