Industrial Revolution II

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January 19, 2011
Industrial Revolution II
Key Terms:
Laissez-faire
David Ricardo (d. 1823)
-Effects of the industrial revolution in the 19th century
-By the late 1860s England was completely industrialized as a state
oProduced more things than any place on the earth
-As England produced more products, they were sold, and English ships came back with money and
raw materials in return for their goods England grew richer
-Still live in an industrial society
-Social, economic and political structures were all effected by industrialization
-Enormous effect on human beings as they had to change their ways of life
-Major effect change in demography radical shift in population created modern urban
societies
-Movement into cities began in 1600s
-Population growth cause and effect of the industrial revolution
oMore people to buy stuff
oMore people to compete for jobs and keep the labor wages low
-Rise of factories presupposed that people would go to a place of work and now have the work
brought to you
-Movement of people to the place of work began the demographic shift from the country to the city
-After 1800s, cities almost universally were the producers of manufactured goods, grew in size
-Large cities, such as London grew in size and there had to be technology to run it
oPolice system, city government
oTransportation
oWater system
-There were also towns which grew out of nothing
-There was no way to control the growth no form of civil control
-Cities changed the face of Europe
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Effects of the industrial revolution in the 19th century. By the late 1860s england was completely industrialized as a state: produced more things than any place on the earth. As england produced more products, they were sold, and english ships came back with money and raw materials in return for their goods england grew richer. Social, economic and political structures were all effected by industrialization. Enormous effect on human beings as they had to change their ways of life. Major effect change in demography radical shift in population created modern urban societies. Population growth cause and effect of the industrial revolution: more people to buy stuff, more people to compete for jobs and keep the labor wages low. Rise of factories presupposed that people would go to a place of work and now have the work brought to you.

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