Canals | Learning Zone

In the 1770s canals linked the country, carrying goods cheaply and efficiently. Without them it is hard to see how the Industrial Revolution could have happened.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 3'40''
  • Broadcast year: 2013
Curriculum Connection
  • History | Changing Britain, 1760-1914 | Changing Britain | Industry - textile factories and coal mines

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Learning Zone
  • Episode: Why the Industrial Revolution Happened Here