2.12.08 - Industrial Revolution Origin Going to talk about...

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2/12/08 Industrial Revolution Origin Going to talk about the beginning out of the productivity track o The term industrial revolution was created to express dramatic change in economy Slow, uneven process, not overnight process, it happens a little at a time o Large parts of the economy are in traditional ways, it takes 60 70 years to see a huge impact o British were already advanced and moved to more advanced, drop in agriculture employees increase in industrial employees o More investment and more resources available to better productivity o Part of the industrial revolution was to help the agricultural side o 1820 industrial investments exceed agriculture investments Definition- a sustained and permanent growth in output per person North western Europe goes through similar revolution as northern but with a lag Duke of Bedford 1803- Agricultural Revolution o Mid of 17 th century and 18 th century Agriculture was committal, limited investment 3 field system- good land used, 1/3 left to “refurbish” lack of animals for work and fertilizer this keeps productivity low begin to see their land as investments, landlords begin to use new methods from the Dutch, they are much of the
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course HIST 2353 taught by Professor Ittman during the Spring '08 term at University of Houston.

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2.12.08 - Industrial Revolution Origin Going to talk about...

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