By: Dotun Ogundeji. The Early Industrial Revolution 1760-1851 Chapter 22. The Industrial Revolution and Its Impact on Society. Major Causes For Industrial Revolution . Population Growth Agricultural Revolution Britain and Continental Europe . Population Growth.
Was invented by Richard Trevithick and George Stephenson in 1800
Built high pressure steam engines used to power locomotives
Railways triggered Industrialization in iron and coal rich areas such as France, Belgium, the Ruhr, and Silesia