American Industrial Revolution

An examination of the American Industrial Revolution as compared to the British Industrial Revolution.

This paper begins with a brief comparison of the events that led up to the American Industrial Revolution, parallel to the events in Britain. It then lists major inventions that occurred during the revolution and continues to survey the effects of the Industrial Revolution on American labor. The economic and social implications are also discussed.
“Countless historical events and cultural impacts have influenced the future of the American culture and society since the period of the Industrial Revolution. Drastic changes were brought to men, transforming their ways of life into convenience and improvement through the advance discoveries of the geniuses of the past and the revolution of diverse industries. Without the era of the industrial revolution, our lifestyles today, in terms of the technology that we currently have, will not be as progressive as they are. Essentially, the industrial revolution had built the history of technology.”