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Industrial Revolution

Pronunciation:   in-dus-trE-ul rev-o-LU-shun
Definition : A period of time when industry took over the economy from agriculture. People left rural areas and moved to cities where jobs in factories paid better than farming.
Facts: The British Industrial Revolution took off and found its way to America.

During the Industrial Revolution, people began to specialize in their work, manufacturing only one part of a larger product. These assembly lines changed the way industry worked.