Chapter 5 Section 2 -Britain Leads the Way.ppt - Industrial Revolution Britain Leads the Way Chapter 5 Section 2 Focus Question What key factors allowed

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Industrial Revolution Britain Leads the Way Chapter 5, Section 2
Focus QuestionWhat key factors allowed Britain to lead the way in the Industrial Revolution?
Why did Britain become the First Country to Industrialize?
British Workforce Skilled mechanics and ready workforce Population explosion led to high demand for goods Available money Overseas trade contributed to prosperous British economy
Capital Plenty capital (money) to loan and invest in new factories, mines, railroads, and enterprises (a business organization)
British Parliament Stable government and political system in Britain that supported economic growth Other countries were experiencing revolutions that destabilized the government
Powerful British Navy Strong navy to protect British trade, her empire, and overseas trade The sun never set on the British empire”
Entrepreneurs New entrepreneurs (assume financial risks of starting new business) emerged
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