The Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution - Strong Central Bank Well...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/12/09 The Industrial Revolution Why Britain? Why Then?
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5/12/09 The Expanding Economy and the British Empire
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5/12/09 Favorable Natural Conditions Coal Iron Waterways Manpower
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5/12/09 The Agricultural Revolution Jethro Tull 1674 - 1741 First Modern Farmer Invented Seed Drill
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5/12/09 The Agricultural Revolution Enclosures Crop Rotation Improvement became a goal
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5/12/09 The Agricultural Revolution Led to: More Efficient Food Production Less Ag. Workers needed Cheaper food More Disposable Income
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5/12/09 Political Conditions Constitutional Monarchy Relative Stability Economic Growth
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5/12/09 Legal/Financial Conditions No Internal Tariffs Patent Laws
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Unformatted text preview: Strong Central Bank Well developed Markets 5/12/09 Major Technological Advances Textiles Cotton is King 1760s Hargreaves invents the Spinning Jenny 1760s Arkwright invents the Water Frame 1779 Crompton invents the Spinning Mule 5/12/09 Major Technological Advances 1770s Arkwright develops the factory system Features: One Roof Division of Labor Central Source of Power 5/12/09 Major Technological Advances Steam Power 1698: Thomas Savery invents the Steam Engine 1712: Thomas Newcomen invents a new steam engine 1765: James Watt invents a greatly improved Steam Engine 1820: Railroads George Stephensons Rocket...
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