When was the Industrial Revolution? when, how began?

what allowed it? (Besides steam engine) why they couldnt make this stuff before? or could they? where were first factories?

Asked By: - 1/8/2012
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Prior to the early 18th.Century, virtually everything was hand-made. Nevertheless, there was a huge cloth-making industry, centered in Flanders and England. The thread was made in cottage kitchens on treadle-driven spinning-wheels, mainly by unmarried girls (hence "spinsters"). It was collected by "packmen" with... More
Answered By: ALAN - 1/8/2012
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It was when entire factories rose up and deposed the monarchies of several countries.
Answered By: Gauntlets - 1/8/2012
the industrial revolution started in the early 18th century. It started in brittan, where kids and adults worked in factories. most of the factories were textile where the spinning jenny came from, the cotton gin was invented late but still during the IR. iron was used during the first IR but steel was invented during... More
Answered By: Phill Nash - 1/9/2012
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