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Lecture 13: The Industrial Revolution I. Origins and Causes Culmination of agricultural, commercial, military and scientific revolutions of the early modern era Like those revolutions, its effects are uneven A. Culmination of early modern ‘revolutions’ 1. Agricultural Revolution and enclosure Enclosure-declaring of common fields and lands to the Lord. Labor displacement Surplus labor Increased population over all Decline of rural aristocratic society begins- though this is slow, especially in southern and eastern europe 2. Commercial Revolution Mercantile trade in textiles
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Navigation acts, and colonial production of raw materials Rising demand for cheap fabrics, especially cotton 1770-1850 rising demand for luxury goods, sugar, cocoa, tea, etc. 3. Military Revolution demand for interchangeable weaponry increases overall demand for military supplies increases during Napoleonic Wars Need for grand-scale production of arms, uniforms, shells, etc. 4. Scientific Revolution
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2012 for the course HIST 1003 taught by Professor Zucker during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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