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  2. The Industrial Revolution brought about sweeping changes in economic and social organization. These changes included a wider distribution of wealth and increased international trade. Managerial hierarchies also developed to oversee the division of labor. By the late 1700s many people could no longer earn their living in the countryside.

  3. Oct 20, 2022 · Another negative effect of the industrial revolution was the pollution of the environment. The use of fossil fuels, such as coal, in the production of goods led to the emission of harmful substances into the air, water, and soil, which had negative impacts on the health of people and the environment.

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  4. The technological changes included the following: (1) the use of new basic materials, chiefly iron and steel, (2) the use of new energy sources, including both fuels and motive power, such as coal, the steam engine, electricity, petroleum, and the internal-combustion engine, (3) the invention of new machines, such as the spinning jenny and the

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  5. Terms in this set (32) What started the Industrial Revolution? Grew out of a revolution in farming, improvements in farming techniques, and the invention of the enclosure system. Who invented the seed drill? Jethro Tull. What did the seed drill do? It would dig a hole and plant the seed, then cover it up again. Where did the I.R. start, and why?

  6. Jun 2, 2022 · Deforestation in England had led to a shortage of wood for lumber and fuel starting in the 16th century. The country’s transition to coal as a principal energy source was more or less complete by the end of the 17th century. The mining and distribution of coal set in motion some of the dynamics that led to Britain’s industrialization.