'Industrial Revolution' generally refers to the first Industrial Revolution which took place in Europe, especially in England, during the late years of 18th century. But, there was a second Industrial Revolution which took place in America and Germany.
Though the Industrial Revolution came to America a bit late, its importance in the economic development of the country is enormous. The Industrial Revolution brought about some spectacular changes. There was transition from hand-made products to machine-made products. Home-based productions were transformed in to Factory Productions. The innovations of the first Industrial Revolution like water-power/steam-power driven spinning machines and weaving machines helped America attain huge industrial growth. But the second Industrial Revolution was the one which brought revolutionary changes in economy of America. It gave birth to a much more urbanized modern American Society.
American Industrial Revolution was mainly carried out by 3 major steps.