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Chapter 23 Industrial Revolution
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What were the causes of the Industrial  Revolution? Britain's population grew rapidly after 1650  Land enclosures created a surplus of labor Local and overseas trade expanded Britain also had several advantages that  promoted Industrialization (in Text pg.611)
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Britain's Advantages: 1. Fast growing population, food supply,  overseas trade 2. Society fluid 3. Water transportation 4. Power not centralized 5. Commercial society
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What forms did the   technological  revolution take?  Machines Division of labor Coke smelting (iron) Railroad Telegraphs
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What was the impact of the Industrial  Revolution? New Cities < Buffalo, NY (Ellicott Square Building)
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Change in Rural Environment
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Poor Working Conditions 
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course UGC 112 taught by Professor Barry during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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Industrial Rev Slides - Chapter23 IndustrialRevolution

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