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This is a 3 page article that covers the beginnings and spread of the Industrial Revolution. As students read, they fill in a 3 page chart where they answer questions and then illustrate a picture to represent each innovation of industrialization.
The topics that the article covers are:
1. The Agricultural Revolution a. farming during the Middle Ages and why it was inefficient b. Crop Rotation c. Enclosure Movement d. Seed Drill e. Colombian Exchange f. Why the Agricultural Revolution was necessary for the Industrial revolution
2. The Industrial Revolution a. How textile goods were produced in the cottage system b. Spinning Jenny c. Water Frame d. Power Loom e. Cotton Gin f. How the above innovations led to the rise of the factory system g. How the Steam Engine spread industrialization beyond rivers h. Iron and the invention of Steel i. The invention of the railroads