24 industrial activity - CHAPTER 24: INDUSTRIAL ACTIVITY...

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CHAPTER 24: INDUSTRIAL ACTIVITY AND GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION CHAPTER OUTLINE I. Introduction II. The "pre-industrial" world A. Industrial development began in many countries before the Industrial Revolution 1. Examples of India and China 2. How European commercial companies laid the groundwork for colonial expansion III. The Industrial Revolution 1. European domestic markets were growing, and a labor force was lacking in England 2. The steam-driven engine made up for the lack of available labor 3. Coal made into high-carbon coke was far superior in iron smelting 4. The power loom revolutionized the weaving industry 5. Freed from charcoal use, iron smelters could be concentrated near British coal fields 6. Transportation and communications were affected 7. The first steam-powered ocean-going vessel emerged 8. England held a monopoly over products in world demand and the skills to make machines to manufacture them 9. Diffused eastward across Europe from England (Figure 24-1) IV. The location decision A. Secondary industries are less dependent on resource location 1. Raw materials can be transported to distant locations for conversion into finished
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