During 14th to mid 18th century people’s life revolved around growing their own food and feeding their families. People used to manufacture and relied their own handmade. The same tools and farming style ran through generations. Then there was transition of handmade production to machine production between 18th to 19th century and was considered as Industrial Revolution. There were new means of manufacturing in chemical industry, textile industry, communication, transport, power and even development of machine tools. These changes made society progress from primary to secondary industry.
The Industrial Revolution started from United Kingdom in 18th Century and spread throughout the Europe. Machine took over men in all Industries from Primary to tertiary. Although this industrial revolution was considered as major break through from human race but it still came with a price. There were a lot of pros and cons of Industrial revolution that lead to drastic changes in social and economics life in Europe.
The Industrial Revolution opened doors of unlimited production possibilities. There was a massive change in economic life it changed the face of nations. It gave rise to a specialised economic life and transformed a urban worker in a person who was totally reliant on employer’s will than the rural worker who was on his own. As the industry moved from agriculture to manufacturing, production of goods shifted from homes to workshops. A lot of people moved from rural to urban areas as they were no longer employed the farm. Despite this there was a massive increase in the production of goods and GDP grew.
New entrepreneur entered the market took risks to start new business and reaped rewards.