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industrial revolutio

TermDefinition
Edward Jenner created the small pox vaccination which increased the quality of life
capitalism the idea of a government free economy. The market is run by entrepreneurs and capitalists.
England where the industrial revolution began because of its large amount of natural resources like coal and the invention of the steam engine
labor unions the result of the mistreatment of workers in factories. Fought for and gained the rights for themselves
factory work the result of industrialization. Conditions were unregulated and workers had low pay
scramble for africa the result of the independence of the Americas. Europe needed raw materials so they went to Africa to colonize
protectorates when one country would protect another for economic benefits
James Watt created the steam engine leading to improved transportation with trains and steamboats
James Hargreaves created the spinning jenny which could quickly make thread from cotton
Henry Bessemer created the process for making steel which was used for the machines in factories
Eli Whitney created the cotton gin which took the seeds out of cotton. Increased the need for slave labor because of increased want for cotton
Louis Pasteur discovered bacteria which increased the quality of life by creating healthier and cleaner areas
Karl Marx Wrote the Communist Manifesto which promoted the ideas of communism
factory towns towns created by factory owners for workers to live in. Workers would pay rent to the owners with the money they earned and when they had no money they would get loans meaning they were always in debt
Zulu wars When the Scramble for Africa happened, the Zulu tried to fight against British Power but failed
Adam Smith Wrote the Wealth of Nations which promoted capitalism
colonies when a nation would completely give up social and economic influence to another country
Boxer Rebellion Chinese attempt to keep out European influence in fear of losing cultural identity
sphere of influence a small area in a country where another country has economical influence over
cottage industry work before the industrial revolution. The family would work together and do manual labor to create products
wommans suffrage the want for voting rights among women because of the unfair treatment between Men and women
socialism and communism the belief that government should run the economy and that wealth should be equally distributed among everyone
middle class the middle class had a large population increase after people started to have more money from industrialized jobs
Hindu Nationalism When Europeans infiltrated India and tried to out Christian beliefs onto the Indians, Hindus had started to have a more nationalist belief
Enclosure movement when rich people would by land from the poor to farm with which would be blocked off by fencing.
Wealth of Nations Book written by Adam Smith to promote capatlism
The Communist Manifesto book writted by Karl Marx to promote communism
Created by: lees21