This is called mass production, and it was a key factor in the Industrial Revolution.
It wasn’t a case anymore of just one person making one item – machines could do the same job in a fraction of the time.
This was good because more and more goods were being made!
For instance, the textile industry was growing thanks to the invention of machines that could do the spinning and weaving instead of people, meaning it took much less time to produce.
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