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APHG Industrial

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The most important source of power for the industrial revolution steam
During the era of the steam engine, factories tended to be located near this resource coal
The country where industrialization was born Britain
The first area to which the industrial revolution diffused Europe
Asian country that was an early adopter of industrialization Japan
North American country that became industrialized in the mid 19th century USA
This transportation method was very important before the development of railroads canals
the very first machines and factories were powered by this water
giant factories, vertical integration, and mass production are features of this industrial model fordist
this man developed the least-cost theory Alfred Weber
the two most important costs according to Weber's theory transportation and labor
this innovation dramatically lowered the cost of transporting goods container shipping
labor-intensive production tends to be located in this part of the world periphery
higher-level components of the production chain (such as design) tend to be concentrated in this part of the world core
a tax on imported goods tariff
model of production in which production can shift easily to take advantage of changes in costs and/or demand flexible production
scenario in which one company controls all or most of the steps in the production process for a good vertical integration
what it's called when a company uses another company to complete part of the production process outsourcing
jobs that are done in other countries offshore
traditional center of manufacturing in America rustbelt
this region of the US has experienced economic growth as companies move and start up here sunbelt
term used to describe the decline of traditional manufacturing in many core countries deindustrialization
this type of job has become very important in many core countries service
economic activity that involves harvesting and selling natural resources primary
economic activity that involves manufacturing secondary
economic activity that involves services performed for money tertiary
clustering of similar industries to take advantage of place characteristics agglomeration
Created by: rowej78