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The Industrial Revolution, Nationalism, and Imperialism. Honors Western Civilization Mrs. Civitella. The Agricultural Revolution. Cause Effect. building of dikes (earthen walls) crop rotation seed drill Farm journals Enclosure
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Honors Western Civilization
building of dikes (earthen walls)
Reduction in the need for tenant farmers
stopped rising waters from ruining farm land
Made land more fertile
Made planting and harvesting more orderly and productive
Allowed farmers to share techniques
Kept livestock in, allowed for orderly and efficient farming
Movement to cities and towns where employment and housing was available
The industrial revolution began with an agricultural revolution
Coal was burned to create steam
Originally to pump water out of mines
Iron was first used to make machines
First built by Thomas Newcomen in 1712
Improved upon by James Watt in 1769
Mercantilism- economic policy where a government sought to export more than it imported in order to increase the size of its treasury
Taking colonies for raw materials and new markets
Increase the size of a country’s navy to protect merchant shipping
Look at the list of effects of the agricultural revolution and determine if they should be in the economic circle, in the social circle, or in the overlapping circle:
Look at the list of effects of the transportation revolution and determine if they should be in the economic circle, in the social circle, or in the overlapping circle:
The Big idea: New Technology of the Industrial Age brought economic growth
What is the definition of a corporation?
Businesses that are owned by many investors who buy shares of stock
What is the definition of a monopoly?
Complete control of a product or business by one person or group
What are some monopolies that you can think of in your lifetime or life experience?
In 1888, William II succeeded his grandfather as Kaiser
Like his grandfather, William II spent huge amounts of money on the military
militarism- glorification of the military
William II increased the size of the German navy to win an overseas empire like Britain and France
He would be the German leader that would instigate WWI
The Hapsburgs had controlled the Holy Roman Empire for 400 years before Napoleon began to take over parts of their empire in 1800
Since the Congress of Vienna 1822, the Hapsburg’s resisted reforms to their rule
Industrialization began to change the lives and attitudes of the people of Eastern Europe
Nationalism began to emerge throughout the various ethnic groups
Nationalism- a strong feeling of devotion and pride to one’s company
Imperialism- domination by one country of the political and economic life of another country
From 1870-1914, the major nations of Europe searched for new colonies