China was greatly impacted by the invention of the steam engine. This is because while several various countries, including
many European ones had discovered it, China had not. This made them that much more inferior to those countries because they
were able to do certain tasks quicker and more efficiently than China.
The United States was very positively influenced by the invention of the steam engine.The steam engine eventually led to the
building of boats used on rivers that used the engine. Those made transportation of goods throughout the country and in trade
much quicker and easier.
Europe was effected by the steam engine as well. One reason is that it made faster transportation, This helped trade greatly
because it provided a quicker way to transport goods. Also, the steam engine led to the building of the Liverpool-Manchester
The economy benefited greatly from the invention of the steam engine. One way is because since the engine led to a faster
source of transportation, quicker trade was possible. This let more trade occur in less time. In general, the more efficient
ways of transportation and production helped societies make money, therefore benefiting the economy.
Although the steam engine helped people in many ways, it wasn't flawless. One thing that was not good was that the smoke let
out into the air caused smog. This was very unhealthy and sometimes gave people diseases.