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Industrial Revolution 1. Feedback nature of an industrial economy a. Creating a flow that self sustained growth i. Flowed from the railroads 1. builds up iron and coal 2. textiles doesn’t do it, it’s the railroad that creates a mass market of the heavy industry 3. engineering market 4. diverse heavy industrial economy b. The Narrowness of 1850 i. 50% still agriculture 1. far an away the greatest employer ii. Britain- all of the greatest are still non-industrialized 1. agriculture 2. domestic services 3. construction iii. Only Iron and Textile are factory based 1. factory being external power source pushing forward iv. Contintent 1. literally nothing is done 2. beginnings of railroad 3. only textiles 4. some small pockets of industrialization a. but in no way a revolution c. Social Consequences i. Britain 1. urbanization a. states i. in 1801- 20% of England lived in towns of 20,000+ ii. in 1831-33% iii. In 1851-50% b. Some specific i. Birmingham 1. becomes the second largest city by
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2008 for the course HISE 317 taught by Professor Bernstein during the Fall '08 term at Tulane.

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