Chapter 19, Sec 1 and 2
Terms in this set (12)
money used to invest in enterprises
a business organization in an area such as shipping, mining, railroad or factories
people who managed and assumed the financial risks of starting new businesses
also known as the cottage industry, in which the production of textiles was done piecemeal in various homes
inventor of the cotton gin
private toll roads that allowed for quicker transportation of goods
Liverpool to Manchester
first major rail line in the world
Where did the Industrial Revolution begin?
What were some effects of the Second Agricultural Revolution?
Increase in production of food, increase in population, increased urbanization
What agricultural innovations and inventions led to the Second Agricultural Revolution?
crop rotation, seed drill, fertilizers, expansion of agricultural land, steel plow, etc.
What natural resource was four times better than wood for the production of energy?
a method of manufacturing using machinery and division of labor