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beginning in britain in 1750, it symbolized the move from agrarian society to industrial society.
the application of new agricultural techniques that allowed for a large increase in productivity in the 18th century.
the flying shuttle, spinning jenny, and water frame spinning machine brought workers into factories and organized labor; Great Britain was the leader in production of this good.
Richard Arkwright invention was powered by water or a horse and was used to spin wool.
this invention combined the spinning jenny and the water frame.
a system of textile manufacturing in which spinners and weaver worked at home using materials supplied by capitalist entrepreneurs.
this inventor created a engine powered by steam that could pump water from mines three times as fast.
the process were coke was used to burn away impurities in pig iron to produce a high quality iron.
this inventor pioneered the first steam powered locomotive.
this engine sped along at 16 miles per hour, on a journey from Liverpoool to Manchester.
6,000 miles crisscrossed Britain in 1850, allowing for the transportation of goods.
this large work unit, marked the departure from working in the home; owners kept workers on strict schedules so that the machines would continue to run.
the need for workers to work consistent hours in order to keep the machines running and production at its peak.
the world’s first industrial fair housed at the Crystal Palace in London; it showcased a variety of products created during the industrial revolution viewed by 6 million people.
an enormous structure made entirely of glass and iron, a tribute to British engineering skills, this structure covered 19 acres and contained 100,000 exhibits.
were used by the French after cheap British good flooded the market.
a bank created by selling shares of stock to investors. Such banks potentially have more access to capital than private banks.
a bank in France that took the savings of small investors and bought shares in new industries.
a system of skilled workers who fit together individual parts made separately reduced costs and revolutionized production by saving labor, important to a society with few artisan w
were an important means of transportation for American products and markets; they regularly plied the Mississippi River moving products from the Midwest to the South.
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was one of the greatest exporters of cotton cloth produced by hand.
was cultivated by the Irish as a nutritious and relatively easy to grow food.
between 1845 and 1851 a fungus infected all of the potatoes in Ireland leading to 1 million deaths and 2 million people immigrating.
produced reports on the appalling physical conditions of the city.
an urban reformer obsessed with eliminating poverty; he was a secretary of the Poor Law commission, and wrote a book called Report on the Condition of the Laboring Population of Gr
outbreaks of this deadly disease ravaged Europe in 1830’s and was especially prevalent in overcrowded cities.
people involved in commerce, industry, and banking.
the preindustrial agrarian and the new industrial bourgeoisie merged to become the wealthiest in society.
this group of people tended to the factories and the endured the harsh conditions that came with laboring.
this group had been an important part of the family before the revolution, and after their labor was exploited
an association of workers in the sane trade, forms to help members secure better wages, benefits, and working conditions.
believed in the creation of voluntary associations that would demonstrate to others the benefits of cooperative rather than competitive living.
formed in 1834 as a national federation of trade unions; its primary purpose was to coordinate a general strike for the eight-hour work day.
formed in 1850, its provision of generous unemployment benefits in return for a small weekly payment; it followed Owen’s theory of Consolidated Trades Union.
were skilled crafts people in northern England who in 1812 attacked the machines that they believed threatened their livelihood.
the first important political movement of working men aimed at achieving political democracy.
wrote the charter that demanded universal male suffrage, payment for members of parliament, the elimination of property qualifications for parliament, and annual sessions of Parlia
children between nine and thirteen could only work eight hours; those between thirteen and eighteen could only work twelve. Factory inspectors could fine those who broke the laws.
eliminated employment of boys under ten and women in mines.
reduced the workday for children between thirteen and eighteen, and women to ten hours.

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