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The Bank of England is established.
Improvements in agricultural technology contribute to the agricultural revolution in England.
First spinning and weaving machines are used in the textiles industry.
The Sankey Canal (UK) is opened.
Victory in the Seven Years War gives Britain increased trade access to colonies in India and North America.
James Watt invents a steam engine capable of providing continuous power.
First steam locomotive, Puffing Billy, is built.
The first English public steam railway is opened.
Railway building begins in France and Germany.
Alexander Graham Bell patents the first telephone.
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