Outline--Market Revolution

Outline--Market Revolution - THE MARKET REVOLUTION Mass...

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1THE MARKET REVOLUTION Mass Production Commercialization First Industrial Revolution Agriculture o Enables one person to separate seed from about 50 times more cotton o Britain creates a large demand for cotton at the same time there is the possibility to increase the supply o The reaper allows one farmer to reap far more wheat than was possible with the sickle before Industry Samuel Slater – Created the Textile Mill Textile Manufacturing o Textile Factories in Lowell, Massachusetts Mechanized system in a factory under one roof Little training Looking for the cheapest labor possible o Central Role of Women in Textile Factories Protected the virtue of young women by having supervisors watch over them Transportation o New roads constructed, mainly in the north east o Canals allowed for freight to be shipped much cheaper
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2008 for the course HIST 105 taught by Professor Hatfield during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.

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