Western Civilization 1648 to the Present_Cruz_Date_040610

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The Industrial Revolution A Revolution in Consumption Social factors o Dutch enjoyed enormous prosperity and were able to consume more o The English gained more disposable income and were able to purchase more consumer goods o The key to the change in consumption is that it depended on expanding domestic markets in Europe Josiah Wedgwood o English porcelain manufactuer o Pioneered advertising techniques Showrooms Traveling salespeople New Methods of Textile Production The Spinning Jenny o James Hargreaves o Spun sixteen spindles, by the end of the century the jenny had one hundred and twenty spindles The Water Frame o Richard Arkwright o Water powered device that was designed to produce cotton fabric. It used a water wheel to increase production. The Steam Engine Thomas Newcomen o Invented the first steam engine James Watt o Scottish engineer o Increased the efficiency of Newcomen’s machine Iron Production
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Factors originally inhibited production of iron
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