2.19.08 - 2/19/08 Europe in the Early Nineteenth Century...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
2/19/08 Europe in the Early Nineteenth Century Industrial revolution spreads o One feature of the industrial revolution is that it divides Europe, it is divided by the industrialized north west, and the progressive south eastern parts of Europe o In Germany the problem is the government, it is fragmented, the division into 39 states, Germany allow for great trade and Prussia will pull it into industrialized economy o Industrialization of great Britain effects ever place, the new world, Egypt, and south Asia; one way was importing of cotton from these countries o In India is a major exporter of cotton textiles, one the ways to trade for slaves for British were the highly valued Indian cloth o India becomes a cotton export, Indian land was changed to cotton growing; the change of cotton growing from subsistence will cause a famine in India o Egypt becomes an important place for cotton growing; both India and Egypt both grow cotton which process easily through machines Eli Whitney- creates cotton gin 1790- allows for easy processing for American cotton to a raw material for use in Britain, this lets the economy grow from cotton and this raw material However, American cotton is growing using slave labor; the cotton gin and the growth of cotton in American south, slavery becomes mechanized o Increase 1790 -3000 to 1860-5million bales o Another feature part of globalization- you see the most modernized technology in the
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 3

2.19.08 - 2/19/08 Europe in the Early Nineteenth Century...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online