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the traditional rural lifestyle ended for the most people
which of the following is one main reason the industrial revolution was a turning point in world history?
better farming led to a food surplus, so fewer people died of starvation
why did the population of britain increase in the mid-1700's
he perfected a new source of energy
what important contribution did James Watt make to the Industrial Revolution?
investors willing to take risks
who supplied the capital that helped Britain industrialize?
demand for cotton cloth grew, cottage industry developed, and machines replaced cottage industry
which sequence of events best describes the role of textile manufacturing in initiating industrialization?
rivers,ports,canals, and railroads aided the shipment of goods to many places
which statement best explains how transportation technology advanced the Industrial Revolution?
some nations learned about the new technology and had more resources that Britain so they could advance quickly
what statement best describes the industrialization of other western nations after Britain?
they consolidated fields to gain larger pastures
how did enclosures contribute to the development of the Industrial Revolution?
British inventors developed new machines for the textile industry that led to the factory system
what was one of Britains primary contributions to industrialism?
they brought workers and machines together in one place
why were the first factories more efficient than the earlier putting-out system?
steam engines improved the shipping of goods and raw materials
what was one way that James Watt's steam technology contributed to the Industrial Revolution?
other nations wanted to have the same economic opportunities that Britain enjoyed
Industrialization spread because
Britains government became more socialist
all of following were factors that allowed the Industrial Revolution to start in britain EXCEPT
the united states
two countries that soon replaced Britain as world industrial leaders were Germany and
internal combustion engine
new forms of transportation built in Britain that helped in the movement of goods and resources included all of the following EXCEPT
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