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Why did Britian lead the way?

1. Land
2. Labor
3. Cash
4. New Technology
5. Political & Social Conditions

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Britian: Natural Resources

Large supply of coal (steam engines) & iron (new machines)

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Britian: Human Resources

Labor partly due to the Agricultural Revolution

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Britian: Capital Resources

International Trade

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Britian: New Technology

Supported resources in place; steam engine

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Britian: Political & Social Conditions

Stable Government, supported economic growth, strong navy, & values hard work

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Describe the Cottage System

• Better quality
• Owned tools
• Own hours
• Skilled workers
• No discipline

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Describe the Factory System

• Used machinery to make goods
• More goods produced
• Unskilled workers
• New Inventions
• Employers controlled wages & conditions

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Push Factors

Costs or disadvantages that drive people to move away from a location

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Pull Factors

Benefits or advantages that draw people to a location