41 Industrial Revolution

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Industrial Revolution
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Effects of the Industrial Revolution What was the industrial  revolution? Machines coordinated to make goods Energy from non-animal sources No one conceived the Industrial  Revolution All steps were from creative problem  solving The Industrial Revolution changed  all aspects of society
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Shift to a consumer society Wide variety of products Economies based on manufacturing Population shifts to urban areas
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Population Effects of the Industrial Revolution
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Conditions Required for an Industrial Revolution 1. Raw materials for goods and energy 2. Population supply for industrial work 3. Demand 4. Investment capital 5. Laissez-faire economic policies 6. Merchant respectability 7. Presence of innovators willing to do it
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Origins – Why England? Factors in England No civil strife Government favored trade Large, innovative middle  class Island geography (trade) Mobile population  Everyone lived within 20  miles of navigable river Tradition of experimental  science Weak guilds Coal supply
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Textile Process Growing/Harvesting Spinning Weaving Cutting/Sewing Fiber Separation
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Textiles Problem: Spinning is the bottleneck 4-5 spinners per weaver
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course MFG 202 taught by Professor Davis,d during the Summer '08 term at BYU.

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