the industrial revolution n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
The Industrial Revolution PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
The Industrial Revolution

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 28

The Industrial Revolution - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 105 Views
  • Uploaded on

The Industrial Revolution. 1750- 1850 HWH UNIT 6 CHAPTER 7.1-7.2. From Cottage Industry to Factory System. The Cottage Industry (a.k.a. “putting out system”). Pros Helped farmers supplement income Created entrepreneurs Created new consumer goods Work could be done at home . Cons

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'The Industrial Revolution' - penn


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
the industrial revolution

The Industrial Revolution

1750-1850

HWH UNIT 6

CHAPTER 7.1-7.2

the cottage industry a k a putting out system
The Cottage Industry(a.k.a. “putting out system”)

Pros

  • Helped farmers supplement income
  • Created entrepreneurs
  • Created new consumer goods
  • Work could be done at home

Cons

  • Inefficient
    • Workers spread out in many places
    • Labor wasn’t coordinated and organized
    • Lack of capital
why britain
Why Britain?
  • Abundance of Water
    • Canals, Rivers, proximity to the ocean
  • Natural Resources
    • Coal, iron
  • Stable, Laissez-faire government
    • Central bank
  • Abundance of food
  • Abundant labor force
  • Not decimated by Napoleonic wars
the textile industry
The Textile Industry
  • Cotton output increased 800% between 1780 and 1800
  • By 1830, 50% of British exports were cotton fabrics
  • Led the way in innovation and industrialization
new technology

New Technology

(pre-steam engine)

the iron industry
The Iron Industry
  • Coal replaces charcoal
    • More efficient to run steam engines
  • Coke
    • Biproduct of coal
    • “Pig Iron”
  • Abraham Darby
railroads
Railroads
  • George Stephenson
    • Liverpool to Manchester railway
the cumulative effect of industrialization
The Cumulative Effect of Industrialization
  • Factories required steam engines and machines
  • Steam engines and machines need iron
  • Iron needs coal
  • Coal need to be mined
  • All of this needs to be transported by train
  • Trains require coal and iron….
by 1850
By 1850…
  • Britain produced
    • 2/3 of the world’s coal
    • 1/2 of the world’s iron
    • 1/2 of the world’s cloth
  • Per capita income doubled from 1800
  • GNP tripled from 1800