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HIST285_WK3_Outline - -Helped moved goods faster. Sprawling...

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Hist 285 - Technology in Historical Perspective Department of History and Politics, Drexel University Prof. Lloyd Ackert (lta24@drexel.edu) Lecture 3: “Geographies of Industry” I. Introduction A. The Industrial Revolution -most worked out of craft shops at first B. New industries -coal mining, iron production (railroads, ships) C. Industry, class, culture. -old terms with new terms-work harder or work smarter Industry-skilled and diligence becomes a system for a social place Class-people to start to not take ownership(not my problem, lower class. Boss’s problem, upper class) Culture-natural growth, new life D. London, Manchester, Sheffield London-beer, Manchester-cotton, Sheffield-steel II. London: A. The largest and fastest growing site of industry -focused on special areas of interest in different sectors in London. B. The canal and dock complex
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Unformatted text preview: -Helped moved goods faster. Sprawling activity-food being sold, prostitutes, bar tenders working at all the bars C. Coal -primary commodity, cheap burning fuel D. Beer Brewing 1. Porter-after / during dinner drink. Dark bitter easy to make. Water purification caused beer to be drank, river was getting diseases, people build water and fermented water. 2. Watt steam engine 3. By-products and ancillary industries 4. Control of the Market a. Pubs and the Beer Act of 1830 E. Women and children III. Manchester A. Cotton textile Industry B. Unified cotton factory system C. Gender issues D. Ancillary industries 1. Machine builder and iron IV. Sheffield A. Steel 2 B. Geography C. Not a factory system D. Steam power E. Ancillary products IV. Critics A. Charles Dickens B. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels C. Luddites 3...
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