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When was the industrial revolution?


what began the industrial revolution?

the steam engine
new tech


major force in worldwide development

Where did the industrial revolution primarily take place?

W. Europe, The USA, and Japan

what did the industrial revolution change?

dramatic change in society, politics and economies

how did the industrial revolution begin?

began with process of technological diffusion from textiles to factory production

what did James Watt do?

he perfected the steam engine

what did the invention of the steam engine lead to?

advantages in transportation

What did robert fultons do?

steam boat!

what did steam power lead to?

factories and machinery

what did the iron industry lead to?

steel, coal and modern engineering.

textile production led to

chemicals and food processing

Where did the IR begin?

Great Britain

diffusion of tech and production methods where to

USA and northern Europe

which countries dominated industrially?


why did the industrial revolution begin?

because of raw materials coal and iron

Who was William Hedley?

he demonstrated that the "iron horse" could run on rails if wheels had rims

who invented tails?

richard reynolds

first public locomotive was used where?

in england in 1825

when did the textile industry take off?

between the 1760-1800

who developed canning?

nicholas appert

who invented the tin can? in what year?

peter durand in 1839

what symbolized the industrial revolution?

crystal palace (built to symbolize)

world wide diffusion of manufacturing occured in 4 clusters...what where they?

1. E. North America
2. W. Europe
3. E. Europe & Russia
4. Japan

What % of the world's land is used for manufacturing?


where are most factories located?

in rural or sub-urban areas

Where are raw materials located?

in E.Europe & Russia
near rivers for transportation

what are the major industrial areas

N. America
NW. Europe
E. Europe/Russia
E. Asia

The new england region has what type of traditional industry?

ship building and textiles

define: Right to work

yu can chose to be part of a union

where us right to work optional

in south only

In E. asia what 2 countries import raw materials and export products?

Japan & Korea

Mixed high tech and haevy industry is located in what region?

E. Asia

What % of copper in the US is mined?


give an example of a bulk reducing industry in the United States


give an example of Bulk Gaining

bottling companies

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