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industrial graham

flash cards on industrial rev

Where did manufacturing take place before the IR? it took place in peoples homes
List four industries strongly influenced by the IR.
What sort of new engine provided power for the IR? the steam engine.
-Who were the Luddites. They were people who opposed the use of the new machines because they eliminated peoples jods.
Why did England become the birthplace of the IR? It had deposits of coal and iron and a stable society with colonies.
-What role did England’s colonies play in that country’s IR. They were a source
What are textiles? The manufacturing of cloth and of peoples clothing.
-What freedom did workers give up in moving from a cottage industry in textiles, to factory produced textiles?
Who invented a cheap method for making steel?
-Which class benefited from the Industrial Revolution the most?
The century during which the IR began.
What was the skill level of the average worker before and after the IR?
Where was most work done before and after the IR?
-What material was used for fuel before and after the IR?
Who or what set the pace of work before and after the IR?
What level of productivity was achieved before and after the IR?
What is industrialization?
What is mechanization?
What is productivity?
Who invented an improved steam engine that powered the IR?
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