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What is the Industrial revolution? The Industrial revolution was a time, from the 18th to 19th century, during which agrarian and rural societies in Europe and America became industrialized and urbanized.
During the industrial revolution here was shift from _______ to ________ from agriculture to industrialism.
How was manufacturing done before the Industrial Revolution? Most of the manufacturing was done in people's houses using hand tools or basic machines. Industrialization saw a shift from simple tools to power tools, special machinery, factories and mass production
Where did the industrial revolution start? The industrial revolution started in Britain
What resources did Britain have that encouraged the start of the Industrial revolution? England had a lot of Coal and Iron that they got from their colonies. The technology used in Agriculture started to get better so they was a surplus of food
What economic advantages did Britain have that enabled the start of the industrial revolution? Britain had good trading routes and lots of capital
What political advantages did Britain have that enabled the start of the industrial revolution? Britain had a strong navy, a stable government and work centered religious ideas
What industry experienced the industrial revolution? The Textile Industry
What was the textile industry like before the industrial revolution? It was hand mad and therefore expensive.
What new machines became popular during the industrial revolution? Steam Engine, Steamboat, Railroad, Canal
Where did Britain get it's raw materials? Britain got it's raw materials from it's colonies
what are raw materials? They are goods that could be turned into something else
What did Britain do with the raw materials? They were sent into factories where the raw materials were turned into goods that could be sold
What economic system became popular at the end of the Age of Exploration and Colonization? Mercantilism
The rapid growth of cities is called _____ Urbanization

What is the Industrial revolution?

During the industrial revolution here was shift from _______ to ________

How was manufacturing done before the Industrial Revolution?

Where did the industrial revolution start?

What resources did Britain have that encouraged the start of the Industrial revolution?

What economic advantages did Britain have that enabled the start of the industrial revolution?

What political advantages did Britain have that enabled the start of the industrial revolution?

What industry experienced the industrial revolution?

What was the textile industry like before the industrial revolution?

What new machines became popular during the industrial revolution?

Where did Britain get it's raw materials?

what are raw materials?

What did Britain do with the raw materials?

What economic system became popular at the end of the Age of Exploration and Colonization?

The rapid growth of cities is called _____

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