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HIS109Y1 Notes 18 January 2012The Industrial Revolution contBy the 1860s70s almost all of Europe was industrialized in various ways though By 1860 England was completely industrialized By 1870 largest producer of goods on the face of the earth transported around the world as well as raw goods were brought to England The effects of industrialization are still with us the GNP is a concept of industrialization that is still used today thth Continued 1920 centuries and generally still today th Early 19 century in England seen as a model of industrialization beyond social and political effects o Creation of class industrial workers that never existed before o The demand for more political power to reflect the economic power o Demands of social mobility for more people to participate in this societyAll are direct effects of industrializationDemographywhere and how long people liveFrance by the 1850s easterncentral Europe by 1880s90sDramaticoverwhelming shift of population the densities of population changed radically o More people living in cities than notThe population of Europe as a whole grew fewer outbreaks of plagues and thdiseases the last worse one was in the 17 century the change in diet the ability to eat well because of the enlightenmentincrease in fertility in womeno Maintaining health meant you can reproduce and the children can also stay healthier longerNew methods of transportations meant technology and goods and services could be brought and sold efficiently anything from better food to better machinesIn your best interest to have children only income meant working in industry therefore more childrenmore income because they started workingo This didnt work on the countryside obvi if there wasnt enough produce on the land if couldnt support everyone Therefore the population of Europe rose dramaticallyWith more peoplelarger marketthey still had to buy basic necessities and food you could therefore produce more things more cheaply o Also more people meant lower wages because there was more competition for work
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