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EQ #1. What was the Industrial Revolution?. Industrial Revolution . * The Industrial Revolution is when there was a shift from an economy based on farming and handicrafts to an economy based on manufacturing by machines in factories. EQ #2.

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EQ #1

What was the Industrial Revolution?

industrial revolution
Industrial Revolution

*The Industrial Revolution is when there was a shift from an economy based on farming and handicrafts to an economy based on manufacturing by machines in factories

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EQ #2

Why did the Industrial Revolution start in Great Britain?

why great britain
Why Great Britain?
  • Advancements in agriculture
    • Expansion of farmland
    • Good weather
    • Improved transportation
    • New crops
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Why Great Britain?
  • Population Explosion
    • More food = more people.
    • More people = more ???
    • “Two heads are better than one – even if they are cabbage heads.”
    • See page 274

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Why Great Britain?
  • Available capital
    • Capital – Money available for investment
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Why Great Britain?
  • Abundant supply of natural resources
    • Coal
    • Iron Ore
    • Water
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Why Great Britain?
  • Markets available for trade
    • Great Britain had a world-wide trading empire
    • “The sun never sets on the British Empire.”
    • Britain becomes world-wide leader in cotton production
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EQ #3

What were the four main industries of the 1st Industrial Revolution?

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EQ #4

What were the four main industries of the 2nd Industrial Revolution?

industries of the 2 nd industrial revolution
Industries of the 2nd Industrial Revolution
  • Steel
  • Chemicals
  • Electricity
  • Petroleum
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EQ #5

What were the immediate effects of the Industrial Revolution?

immediate effects
Immediate Effects
  • Destroyed
    • Cottage Industry
    • Cobblers
    • Blacksmiths
    • Weavers
    • Tailors

Built and destroyed industries

  • Built
    • Coal
    • Railroads
    • Cotton
    • Textiles
    • Steel
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Immediate Effects

Urbanization

  • People began to move into the cities.
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Immediate Effects
  • Working Class/Proletariat
    • Factory Workers
    • Farmers
    • Mine Workers
    • Artisans
    • Child Laborers

Creation of the…

  • Middle Class/Bourgeoisie
    • Factory Owners
    • Mine Owners
    • Postal People
    • Doctors
    • Lawyers
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Immediate Effects

Creation of the 24 hour workday.

  • Now factories and businesses can be productive 24 hours a day.
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EQ #6

What were the long-term effects of the Industrial Revolution?

long term effects
Long-Term Effects
  • Some countries industrialized, others didn’t
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Long-Term Effects
  • Reformation of working conditions
    • Child Labor Laws
    • Trade Unions
    • Socialism
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Long-Term Effects
  • Extras
    • Leisure time/Holiday
    • Women’s Rights
    • Compulsory Education
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Long-Term Effects
  • Creation of a world economy
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