Why Great Britain Started the Industrial Revolution

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Why Great Britain Started the Industrial Revolution

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Why Great Britain Started the Industrial Revolution
  1. Labour
    1. Enclosure Movement
      1. population continued to grow
        1. Better forms of transportation(people was able to migrate to cities
        2. Natural Resources
          1. Ex: Coal, iron ore...
          2. Capital
            1. Industrial Revolution grew on itself
              1. money made in early industries(textile,agriculture) reinvested
                1. Transportation
                  1. canals
                    1. railways: 1830s and 1840s were the great age of railway building
                    2. Entrepreneurship
                      1. strong middle class
                        1. liberal nobles who were willing to invest in new ventures
                        2. Government Support
                          1. strong navy to protect merchant ships
                            1. ommercially minded Parliament
                              1. few laws to limit what entrepreneurs could do
                              2. Markets
                                1. French revolution and napolean wars opened Continent up to british products
                                  1. the Latin American wars of independence opened the markets of Central and South America
                                    1. the United States and Canada demanded British products
                                      1. through its control of India, Britain commanded the markets of southern Asia
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