Industrial revolution

Industrial revolution - Industrial revolution o Energy:...

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Industrial revolution o Energy: coal and steam replace wind water and human and animals labor o Organization: factories over cottage industries o Rural agriculture declines, urban manufacturing o Transportation: trains and automobiles replace animals and watercraft o Unforeseen cost Origins of the industrial revolution o England 1780’s o Agricultural revolutions (began much earlier) Food surplus Enclosure Disposable income Populations increase Market Labor supply Why did the industrial revolution occur in great Britain first? o Fluidity of society o Natural resources Coal and iron ore o Ease of transportation Size of country River and canal system o Exports to imperial colonies Especially machine textiles the cotton industry o Context o Flying shuttle doubled weaving output (1733) Without doubling supply of yarn o Spinning jenny (1768) Increase supply of yarn, faster than flying shuttle could process o Power loom met supply of yarn (1797)
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