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
          1. allowed people to migrate to the cities
        2. Natural Resources
          1. iron and ore
            1. coal
          2. Entrepreneurship
            1. strong middle class
              1. liberal nobles who were willing to invest in new ventures
              2. Transportation
                1. Canals
                  1. Railways
                    1. 1830s and 1840s were the great age of railway building
                  2. Government support
                    1. strong navy to protect merchant ships
                      1. commercially minded Parliament
                        1. few laws to limit what entrepreneurs could do
                        2. Markets
                          1. end of the French Revolution,wars of Napoleon open continent to British product
                            1. Latin America opened markets of central and South america
                              1. US and Canada demanded British products
                                1. British commanded the markets of southern asia
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