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Unformatted text preview: without strict enforcement (which also cost money) child labor was almost useless. Protests came about and thus again slowed the industrial revolution in Europe. Lastly the introduction of the Railroad at an early stage was a huge part of the British success. It allowed for movement of goods and supplies across the nation at a much faster pace than before. It also made way for a new type of technology. The railroad was constructed and the train was carried by a steam engine which used heat from burning coal to heat water into water vapor and create energy. This was pivotal to the success of the British because it allowed communication and social barriers to be crossed. The train was soon used for commercial use in a quasi-capitalistic phase in Great Britain after Adam Smiths Wealth of Nations....
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- Fall '08