Could move people, raw materials, and goods more cheaply and in a fraction of the time. It provided jobs throughout the nation.
How did Russia become one of the great land empires?
-Peter The Great initiated Westernization -Strong mining industry for munitions and shipbuilding facilities -The capital became St. Petersburg to provide a "window to the west" -Peter attempted to replicate many aspects of French absolution
How did Peter try to make Russia respectable in western eyes?
Peter imported European artists, architects and replaced Russian customs with European customs. Also encouraged people to learn French and send kids to school in Europe.
How did new agricultural methods influence the industrial revolution?
-Fewer farmers so the unemployed people became the factory workers -Population increase
What was the cottage industry?
During the winter farmers would use hand looms and cotton to weave cloth, preceded industrialization
What are some of the inventions that helped textiles increase?