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Milestone Name: The beginning of the Industrial Revolution,

Industrial Revolution Starts
Full name of milestone: The beginning of the Industrial Revolution
Type of milestone: technology

1760-01-01
Milestone year: 1760
Description:
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840. This transition included going from hand production methods to machines, new chemical manufacturing and iron production processes, improved efficiency of water power, the increasing use of steam power, and the development of machine tools. It also included the change from wood and other bio-fuels to coal. Textiles were the dominant industry of the Industrial Revolution in terms of employment, value of output and capital invested; the textile industry was also the first to use modern production methods.
Webline: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Industrial_Revolution People related: James Watt
Event related: Invention of Steam Locomotive
Country then: England
Country now: England
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Richard Arkwright Richard Arkwright 1732 1792
James Watt James Watt 1736 1819
james-maxwell James Maxwell 1831 1879
John Keynes John Keynes 1883 1946

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Industrial Revolution Starts 1760 England