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Lecture

Industrial Revolution II


Department
History
Course Code
HIS109Y1
Professor
Kenneth Bartlett

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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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