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celeste

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Manchester and the Industrial Revolution
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In the early 19th century, the extraordinary growth of Manchester's cotton industry drove the town's expansion and put it at the heart of a global network of manufacturing and trade. With textiles the driving force, Manchester emerged as a complex industrial city, producing goods of every description.
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Re: Manchester and the Industrial Revolution
« Reply #1 on: 08:53:20, 15/10/21 »
It really [imo] started in the surrounding areas, about 1700's mining coal needed for steam-powered factories, foundries, etc. Canals then needed for transporting all heavy goods.
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Re: Manchester and the Industrial Revolution
« Reply #2 on: 16:45:40, 15/10/21 »
The "Industrial Revolution"began in the 17th century with hugh exports of cotton shipped in from the USA.Which involved the construction of the Manchester Ship Canal.This event identifies Manchste r as the  the start of the "Idustrial Revolution"
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