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D Block IR -4

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Molly Smith

on 14 April 2010

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Transcript of D Block IR -4

Britain's Experience Silas Marner
- End of the handmade material phase
- Starts factory production dominance
- Stuff sold cheaper
- Handmakers lost bussiness spinning jenny
- Machine that spins cotton
- Simple, inexpensive, and hand operated
- Woman were more efficient with it than men
- James Hargreaves invited it in 1765
- Caused an explosion in cotton industry
- Made cloth cheaper coal deposits
- they were abundant, so coal was readily avalible railroads

- Thomas Savery in 1698 and Thomas Newcomen in 1705 invented the early steam engine's
- Burnt coal to produce steam
- Steam operated a pump
- Inefficient but worked well for travel purposes
- Steam engine used to drain mines
- Helped with the cotton industry (got rid of water power which spun the wheels)
- Replaced water power
- Shipment over land increased (instead of oversea)
- Connected Cities
- Made shipping cheaper mercantilism
- Prevailing economic theory of the European nations at the time
- a system of ecnonmic regualions aimed at increasing the power of the state
- it involved exporting more than you import
The Affects on England
- Increased trade and production
- People started to go on vacations
- Increased Pollution
- Better quality of life for poor people (they could get good jobs in factories)
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