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1 Britain Leads the Way Ms. Ramos

2 Why England First? Ms. Ramos

3 Resources Coal Labor Coal Labor Ms. Ramos

4 Technology Once demand & capital est. Ms. Ramos

5 Economic Conditions Capital Population up– demand goods due to economic prosperity Capital Population up– demand goods due to economic prosperity Ms. Ramos

6 Political & Social Stable govt Navy Religious –Worldly concerns– material achievements Stable govt Navy Religious –Worldly concerns– material achievements Ms. Ramos

7 Ancient Lights. "The Industrial Revolution ( ). Discovery Education: /http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com / Ms. Ramos

8 Textile Industry Ms. Ramos

9 Ancient Lights. "Living History: Living During the Industrial Revolution. Discovery Education: Ms. Ramos

10 Cotton Putting Out System –Peasants spun raw cotton into thread –Woven into cloth –Artisans in town finish and dye cloth Putting Out System –Peasants spun raw cotton into thread –Woven into cloth –Artisans in town finish and dye cloth Ms. Ramos

11 Major Inventions Flying Shuttle- John Kay Spinning Jenny- James Hargreaves Water frame- Richard Arkwright Flying Shuttle- John Kay Spinning Jenny- James Hargreaves Water frame- Richard Arkwright Flying Shuttle Water frame Ms. Ramos

12 First Factories Machines too big for home Shed by streams Workers go to factories Machines too big for home Shed by streams Workers go to factories Ms. Ramos

13 Transportation Ms. Ramos

14 Ancient Lights. "The Industrial Revolution ( ). Discovery Education: Ms. Ramos

15 Turnpikes- fee roads Canals Bridges Turnpikes- fee roads Canals Bridges Ms. Ramos

16 Land George Stephenson –Steam locomotive –Dont need stay by river –Goods over land Worlds first major rail line –Liverpool to Manchester George Stephenson –Steam locomotive –Dont need stay by river –Goods over land Worlds first major rail line –Liverpool to Manchester Ms. Ramos

17 Social & Economic Impact of the Railways People became more interested in politics & this led to the growth of political parties People were able to travel greater distances for leisure & to work Seaside towns developed; the railways made cheap day trips possible Newspapers could be sent from London all over the country. Railway engineering towns grew up, E.g. Crewe & Doncaster. Fish & Chips Turnpike Trusts, canals & stage coach companies could not compete & went bankrupt. Industry grew, because the railways needed coal & iron; railways in turn allowed factories to transport their goods to markets. Townspeople were able to receive meat, fish, milk and vegetables brought in whilst they were still fresh by the railways. First Class Mail The Post was speeded up Ms. Ramos

18 Economic Changes How many horses would be needed to transport 40 tons by road? Railways cut the cost of transporting goods Ms. Ramos

19 How did railways create more jobs? Railways make the moving of goods cheaper. Goods can now be sold for less. More people can afford to buy these goods More goods are sold & so more need to be produced. Businessmen employ more workers. More people with jobs means … This is called the Cycle of Prosperity Ms. Ramos

20 Social Changes GMT? Ms. Ramos

21 Cultural Changes What is this woman doing? Which famous books did Charles Dickens write? Ms. Ramos

22 Environmental Changes Impact on the landscape? Ms. Ramos

23 Sea Robert Fulton –Steam engine –Clermont up Hudson River FAST!!!!--- 5mph Steam freighters w/iron hull –10-20x cargo of wooden ships Robert Fulton –Steam engine –Clermont up Hudson River FAST!!!!--- 5mph Steam freighters w/iron hull –10-20x cargo of wooden ships Ms. Ramos

24 Ms. Ramos

25 UKs Industrialization


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