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World civics week 4

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World Civilization 2
Andrew Weist
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kierra Thompson on Sunday September 25, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 102 at University of Southern Mississippi taught by Andrew Weist in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 53 views. For similar materials see World Civilization 2 in History at University of Southern Mississippi.


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Date Created: 09/25/16
World civics week 4 Industrial Revolution  Textile o Production of cloth and clothing  Before 1830, clothes were made of wool and berlot  Poor people wore wool and Berlot, rich people wore cotton  Regular person has 1 set of clothes per year  5 reason Industrial Revolution happened in Great Britain o Work ethic  Working in industries leads to a short, violent life  People believed hard work is their own reward o Britain has the world’s best transportation system  Cheapest way was by ship  Perfectly placed to bring stuff in and out o Britain has the biggest navy  Can protect their ships and merchandise o Britain has a stable government  Not busy having revolutions o Britain never get invaded  Other countries were having civil wars  John Kay o Invented the flying shuttle  Takes 10 yarns, speeds up the production of clothe  Cloth gets cheaper  James Hargreaves o Invents Spinning Jenny  Makes yarn 10 times faster  Eli Whitney o Invented the cotton gin  Big machine that turns cotton into clothing  Clothing industry is going to take over the world  Great Britain becomes rich  Machines were located in the same place, making factories  Factories were powered by water  James Watt o Invented the steam machine  Homes were heated by coal before industrial revolution  Coal mines had a pump attached to horses before  Steam engines were perfected to replace the horses  Bessemer Henry o Invented the Bessemer process  Make steel out of iron effieciently  Factories could be made anywhere  Railroads invented in the 1800s o They could go anywhere o Transport passengers and merchandise o Britain was able to buy and sell anywhere o Given a revolution for Americans too


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