Industrial Revolution Notes.pdf - *How did the diffusion of Industrialism affect people around the world(economically and socially Began in the Uk in

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*How did the diffusion of Industrialism affect people around the world (economically and socially)* Began in the Uk in 1750 The UK had an abundance of capital from colonies, coal and iron ore, and lots of navigable rivers for steam power. Strong central bank and stable government a. France and Netherlands b. Germany and Eastern Europe c. USA by 1800s d. Japan, China, and S America in early 1900s Today, 99% of the world is Industrialized Had the most effect in North Central Europe Site Factors Built near sources of power (rivers or coal deposits) Near transportation routes After electrical power and new roads , canals, and harbors factories moved to more diverse locations Agricultural Changes UK: enclosure movement Series of laws that made public land made private Machine Power Impacts: People in rural areas were no longer needed for manual labor Displaced farm workers moved to towns and cities causing an explosion in population
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