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Were did the Industrial Revolution take place? Europe and America
Where did manufacturing take place before the IR? in peoples, homes
List four industries strongly influenced by the IR. Iron Production, Textiles, Communication, Banking, Transportation
What sort of new engine provided power for the IR? steam engine
Who were the Luddites. People who did not believe in technology
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. Source of raw materials provided a market
What are textiles?
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?
Two major improvements in transportation during the Industrial Revolution.
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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