Between 1700 and 1800 the population in Britain went from approximately 5 million to 9 million. In the whole of Europe the population went up roughly 60 million people.
In the 1700s, British Parliament alleviated enclosures using legislation.
Jethro Tull created the Seed Drill which planted seeds in rows instead of scattered on the ground. Picture - [The Industrial Revolution]()
In 1709, Abraham Darby tried using coal instead of the commonly used charcoal to separate iron from it's ore. This created an iron with better-quality that wasn't as expensive.
In 1712, Thomas Newcomen invented the first steam engine. The steam engine is powered by coal and used to pump water out of mines. Picture - [Thomas Newcomen]()
In the mid 1700s, John Wesley created the Methodist movement. He thought people needed faith and wanted others to act in a moral way.
James Watt made improvements on the steam engine that was originally created by Thomas Newcomen. Picture - [Steam Engine]()
In 1769, Richard Arkwright created his invention, the water frame. The water frame was a spinning machine that ran off of water. Picture - [Water Frame]()
Eli Whitney played a huge role in the cotton and textile industry when he created the cotton gin. The cotton gin was a machine that could separate cotton seeds from the cotton. Picture - [Cotton Gin]()
The first major rail line for the world was created in 1830. It was from Liverpool to Manchester.