This is a comprehensive Power Point presentation on the rise of the Industrial Revolution. The presentation is 42 slides long and includes a skeleton outline for easy note taking by the students. It also includes 24 follow-up questions with an answer key. The presentation begins with a definition of the Industrial Revolution and then traces its roots in pre-industrial farming and the agricultural revolution. It then covers the cottage industry and the rise of the textile industry and factories, which then leads to the growth of cities. Finally, the presentation covers the transportation revolution and why England was the first country to industrialize.
12 years high school teaching experience including International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement courses.
Subjects taught: World History, AP Human Geography, History and Geography of Non-Western Cultures and U.S. History