25 - Notes 9/25 Industrial revolution was the creation of...

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Notes 9/25 Industrial revolution was the creation of mechanical machinery, the steam engine the most important Industrial Rev created a huge population increase and was sustained by the agricultural rev. Commercial revolution was the vast increase of trade and commerce, internationally (America, Africa, etc) happens because of wantonness to fit in with society, demand for materialistic products. This will ultimately fuel the industrial rev. o Example- Britain’s involvement in the slave trade, traders and merchants make a huge amount of money, this money fueled much of the capital that went into investing in the industrial rev. Slave Trade- includes three different parties. (Britain, Africa, America) 1. Britain is shipping tons of manufactured goods, with this money they purchase slave from Africa 2. they transport the slaves to the sugar islands and to the united states. 3. They then purchase, tobacco, sugar, and molasses from America. These new products (sugar, tobacco etc) is purchased by the
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2008 for the course HIST 1020 taught by Professor Vavara during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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25 - Notes 9/25 Industrial revolution was the creation of...

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