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Wednesday November 10   Industrial Revolution  Exploration, trade, and competition set the stage for a shift from  “traditional,” generalized societies to “modern,” specialized  societies.   There was also a shift from domestic production to extra- domestic, factory production.  Marked by technological innovation, mass production,  establishment of capitalist economies, and the development of  social classes.  The Industrial Revolution began in Britain and spread  elsewhere.  Many factors contributed to this: geography, history, competition,  innovation, population, growth of market, etc.  o  Nature/Geography: Britain was rich in coal, iron, lead, copper,  tin, limestone, and eventually, labor. They had easily navigable  waterways and a coastline for travel and transportation of  goods. Since it was an island, it afforded more control over the 
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movement of people and goods. Finally, the climate was  favorable to important industry; it was mild and damp which  is better for spinning cotton.  o  Politics: the system and practice of feudalism ended in Europe 
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