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Industrial Revolution

Created OnFebruary 18, 2019byAmanda Moore INW You are here: KB Home Themes in History KB Industrial Revolution < BackOften debated as to whether the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions were actually distinct events, take a look at our collection and look what happened and emerged from the Enlightenment, arguably as relevant now in our world as…

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Agricutural and Industrial Revolution in the First Machine Age Agricultural and industrial revolution as a theme of British History. Use this theme, the timeline at the bottom of this page and map to explore these two tremendous and complex revolutions that changed 17th century Britain beyond all recognition. From a rural to manufacturing economy, it…

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The Agricultural Revolution

Created OnFebruary 17, 2019byAmanda Moore INW You are here: KB Home Events in History The Agricultural Revolution < BackIntriguing History of the Agricultural Revolution some leading articles and context can be found on the links below: Midland Revolt 1607 Context overall of the Agricultural Revolution: What and when did it take place and how significant…

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Historic Themes in British History Intriguing history is all about finding the connections in British history that many of us miss. We decided to gather what we were learning around historic themes. See the timelines we have generated for each theme, look across themes to see what was happening across different facets of British history…

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James Watt Industrial Revolution

James Watt
This entry is part 11 of 14 in the series Industrial Revolution

James Watt the inventor of the steam engine and the industrial revolution was driven by steam but he was a man with a ferociously keen scientific mind that dabbled in many areas. This is an introduction to one of Britain’s finest engineers, we salute James Watt and his steam engines.

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Spinning Jenny Industrial Revolution?

Spinning Jenny Industrial Revolution

Spinning Jenny Industrial Revolution, what was this invention and what impact did it have on the textile workers of 18th century Britain? Why was the invention necessary and how did it connect with John Kay’s Flying Shuttle?

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Matthew Boulton

Matthew Boulton

Matthew Boulton could be described as the father of the Industrial Revolution but his name is less well known than that of his partner James Watt. Matthew Boulton was born in Birmingham in 1728, the same year as Captain James Cook and into an age of enlightenment, reason and industrial revolution. His early years were…

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