13 Industrial Revolution

13 Industrial - Industrial Revolution An Industrial Town Karl Marx(1818-1883 James Watt's Steam Engine The Significance of the Industrial

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Industrial Revolution Industrial Revolution James Watt’s Steam Engine An Industrial Town Karl Marx (1818-1883)
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The Significance of the Industrial Revolution The Significance of the Industrial Revolution 1) It transformed the experience of daily life (home, work schedule, clothing, technology, etc.) 2) It produced new patterns of consumption and social organization 3) It set the stage for European imperialism around the globe Impact on Britain by 1850 GDP growth of over 400% 20% of world industrial output 2/3 of world coal consumption 1/2 of world iron and cotton production Population growth from 6m to 15m Increase in urbanization from 20% to 45% The Great Exhibition & the Crystal Palace (1851)
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Why did it happen first in Britain? Why did it happen first in Britain? I. Long-term Factors A. Geography Water transportation Rivers and Canals B. Geology Coal deposits
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Why did it happen first in Britain? Why did it happen first in Britain?
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2012 for the course HIST 262 taught by Professor Darnk during the Spring '08 term at University of Tennessee.

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13 Industrial - Industrial Revolution An Industrial Town Karl Marx(1818-1883 James Watt's Steam Engine The Significance of the Industrial

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