INDUSTRIAL REV. 01/30/2014
1. War making
Anarchy. It implies disorder, chaos, instability, insecurity. But the term wasn’t used to address these things
in Europe. Anarchy is meant to connote international order and the lack of supranational authority. There is
no sovereign entity.
Consolidation of state power
Charles Tilly said: War made the state and the state mad war.
3. Resource Depletion
Domestic and regional.
4. Technological Innovation
Maritime (i.e. ship building and navigational)
5. Social Pressures
The indigenous Spanish fought against the Moors to get the Iberian peninsula back and for self
determination. The conquistadors were the warriors who obtained Spanish Liberation. The conquistadors
were given the task of empire builders by the Spanish state. THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
Began in Great Britain first, then spread to the European Continent, the US and Japan
Took place between the late eighteen and early twentieth centuries.
Involved the transition fro