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14 Cards in this Set

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Invented a flying shuttle to make spinners faster
John Kay

Maybe a little too advanced for the 1760s...
Inveted the spinning jenny
John Hargreaves

It's a spinning Jenny!
Invented the waterframe
John Arkwright

An ARK on the WATER!
Made locomotives powered with steam
George Stephenson
Wealth to invest
Buildings where lots of goods were made in one place
Private roads that charged people to use them
4 factors that brought the Ind. Revolution in Britain
1. large supplies of coal and iron
2. lots of skilled mechanics
3. trade from their huge world empire
4. stable govt
How did the Ind. Revolution change textiles?
- tons of new inventions made textiles faster and better
- factories put out more fabric than ever before
3 examples of how transportation improved
1. Steam locomotive
2. Steamboat
3. better roads and canals
Explain how pop. explosion brought demand for goods
more people = more need for products
Explain how economic prosperity brought demand for goods
goods were more affordable, so more people were willing to buy them
where did Britain export cotton?
North America, West Indies, Cape Colony, India, China and East Indies
How did advances in transportation help global cotton trade?
Steam ships could travel faster, so goods got to other countries faster and merchants could make more trips. Also, steam ships could carry 10 to 20 times as much as older ships, so they could bring more goods to sell and make more per load.