HIST1011 Lecture : Atlantic Worlds NOTES.docx

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James watt created the steam engine generated by burning coal. He teamed up with james watt to manufacture steam engines. I sell what all the world wants to have: power (the ability to do work) Abraham darby cooked coal to make coke. Henry cort developed process of making good iron from the use of coke. This is an advantage because they were sensitive to questions of energy supply, energy efficiency. They had to respond to the coldness: advantage in europe (as well as in southern areas): educational advantage. [ie. the candle stick holder] anything not made of wood was made of iron: europeans were actually lagging technologically, globally speaking as compared to japan. Paper money, refinement of silver from the ore, and the compass: ghost acres land europe could use to produce more product. Jamaica: energy crisis europeans have to been using too much wood, especially in england.

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