The Industrial Revolution has had the most far-reaching and transformative effects of any era in the planet's history. After detailing life and technology in Europe prior to the revolution, this volume presents the changes that led to the revolution, important inventions and innovations, societal and economic consequences, and the Second Industrial Revolution in the United States. Readers will learn how inventions we take for granted today, such as the telephone, steam engine, and railroad, transformed our world and started us on the path to globalization.
Series: The Age of Revolution Series
Interest Level: Grades 7-12
Guided Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1480
ISBN: 9781680480283 (E-book)