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Industrial Rev.

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What is industrialization? Going from an agriculture based economy to a factory based economy.
What is mechanization? Moving from hand work to machine work.
What is productivity? How much of value can be produced in a given amount of time.
The Industrial Revolution took place in _____________ and ________________. Europe and America
Where did manufacturing take place before the IR? 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? The steam engine
Who were the Luddites. They were people who opposed the use of the NEW MACHINES BECAUSE THEY ELIMINATED PEOPLE’S JOBS. LUDDITES SOMETIMES DESTROYED MACHINES IN AN ATTEMPT TO STOP THE CHANGES OF THE IR.
Why did England become the birthplace of the IR?
What role did England’s colonies play in that country’s IR?
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?
Who invented an improved steam engine that powered the IR?
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