Will Carington, works for Noodle
A great question, and one which historians continue to debate! It's generally thought that the Industrial Revolution began in Britain due to advances in technology that allowed for the expansion of manufacturing and international trade. The following resources provide a general overview of the period and can help give you some background:
- Encyclopedia Britannica: Industrial Revolution
- BBC British History: "The Workshop of the World"
- The History Channel: Industrial Revolution
If this is an assignment for class, make sure you've reviewed all your readings and any other materials on the topic! For help with essay writing, check out Noodle's writing resources.