Wh2 ch.29 - Chapter 29 James Watt o Developed the steam engine Burned coal to boil water create steam which drove mechanical devices to perform

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Chapter 29: James Watt: o Developed the steam engine Burned coal to boil water & create steam which drove mechanical devices to perform work Greatly revolutionized the textile industry George Stephenson: o Built the 1 st steam-powered locomotive o Burnt too much coal for use @ sea o More efficient than Watt’s invention o “Father of the Railways” Factory System: o Replaced the putting-out system and proto-industrial factories o Became the characteristic method of production in industrial economies o Emerged when technological advances transformed in textile industry Production became large scale Plentiful supply of cheap labor rural population New machines demanded rational organization of job functions o Working conditions Improved worker productivity and increased output Rough conditions and a lot of pressure Sparked violent protests Thomas Malthus: o Reverend and pioneer of modern population study o Pessimistic predictions on future of humanity
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course HISTORY 165 taught by Professor Freeman during the Summer '11 term at Coastline Community College.

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Wh2 ch.29 - Chapter 29 James Watt o Developed the steam engine Burned coal to boil water create steam which drove mechanical devices to perform

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