Origins of The Industrial Revolution. By: Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY. Before the Industrial Revolution, entire families worked at home to manufacture things such as cloth. Causes of the Industrial Revolution. new innovations in the production of food: crop rotation
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By: Ms. Susan M. PojerHorace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY
the “enclosure movement” forced poor farmers off their landAgricultural Revolution
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That Nation of Shopkeepers! -- Napoleon Bonaparte
Britain’s Earliest Transportation Infrastructure
The “Water Frame”
1765 James Watt
Used to propel boats and locomotives
In the 1600s, cotton cloth imported from India had become popular. British merchants tried to organize a cotton cloth industry at home. To do so, they developed the putting out system.