If i were to describe industrial revolution in on word i would use the word Advancements. from the sewing machine to the light bulb, Industrial revolution brought new advancements and inventions to the united states of america. One of the most important advancements during the industrial revolution was expanding transportation. The invention that played the biggest role in expanding transportation was the steam engine. Without the steam engine we wouldn't have the cars we get to work and school everyday. All these advancements and inventions brought us to the united states we know today.