Year 8 change assessment 1. What changed in the iron industry between 1750-1900 In the 1760s Britain had plenty of iron ore and limestone for the industry. Iron was very important because it was used for tools, machinery, ships, railways and trains. Iron was exploited, manufacturing moved from being made in people's homes to being made in purpose built factories. Due to this more factories and industries are made therefore it makes more jobs for the people which benefits them because more money gives a better quality of life.
Therefore the slave population grew. The Industrial Revolution was closely linked to slavery. The millions of bales of cotton sent to Northern factories
Soon entrepreneurs applied Whitneys ideas to other industries. The significance of mass production was that it increased the speed of being able to produce a product by a lot. Mass production made the prices of once expensive things like cars plummet as the speed which they could be produced rised. It provided new jobs to people who were unskilled in craftsmanship. Socialism: Socialism is an economic concept that advocates public ownership of all resources.
This paper will show the impact of geography on the development of early American business from 1790 to 1830. Household manufacturing was nearly widespread in colonial times with confined craftsmen supporting their own communities. This different trend welcomed factories that operated with machines that would produce product that could be shipped and sold everywhere in the United States. Eli Whitney's transformed the world of manufacturing into an opportunity inventing the cotton gin in 1972. His contribution was one of the vital elements of the manufacturing industrials times.
In countries such as France, Latin America, the United States, and others, revolutions occurred and helped take control of political situations. In England, however, during the 1700’s, a different type of revolution took place. Triggered by the Agricultural revolution, this time period throughout the middle 1700’s is now known as the Industrial Revolution. This was a time where more techniques and inventions were created to increase efficiency in many areas of living. Size and number of farming land increased tremendously.
This would mean a much larger population working in factories and more people easily able to move to Manchester to work. While this would be good for factory production, it also meant overcrowding in the city. Thomas B. Macaulay, a liberal member of Parliament recalled in his essay “Southey’s Colloquies” in the 1830’s that conditions were much better in Manchester because of the effects of manufacturing. He said that because people
Initially effecting the economy of Britain, the industrial revolution increased the amount of trade, and growing rapidly Britain was known as ‘’’the workshop of the world’, the centre of the world manufacturing, finance and trade. By the 1870’s, Britain had the most extensive railway system in the world to make transportation of raw materials easier, meaning more trade could occur, and English businessmen could acquire new markets for their trade. soon was a cause of the economic decline. Although the economy kept growing, the rate of growth wasn’t as much, meaning competition from America and Germany was a threat. This was named the ‘Great Depression’ and was a major change for the economic state of Britain.
Although, many jobs were lost or given a dock in pay as machinery meant that skilled labour was not needed –one person was responsible for one part of the car and this was repeated every day. Along with this the price of a Model T went down by 80% in just 12 years and in 1927 Ford sold over 15 million. Mass production also provided technology in roads, highways and several other industries that provided a massive boost to the US economy. Mass production wasn’t all good though, although it provided a massive boost in the economy as well as providing a large amount of products that were now available to the wider public; it did promote un-skilled labour as well as providing the incentive for Americans to buy more with the loans that many banks lent without checking ones’ credit. As well as this, the US had laid on a heavy tax on all goods (Forney Mccumber) that were foreign with European reciprocating this forcing the US to be very
Mass production was taking place allowing to make more profit off of the merchandise. More profit means more pay for the workers. Cities had been starting to get bigger and bigger having more and more people coming to live in America. These newcomers were ecstatic to have new freedoms and opportunities. It was cheap labor, but it was still work.
There was an abundance of jobs, the middle class of America was to forming and Corporate America was beginning to thrive. These new jobs that were located throughout inner cities paid their workers more than foreign countries, but also required rigorous, dangerous, and harsh working conditions that made their workers life ruff. Many of the migrant workers, also known as Birds of Passage, supplied the money for their families back home, which gave them no option in weather or not it was a good job. Many of the big businesses that supplied numerous jobs took advantage of this and used stipulations such as, if the workers did not comply with these conditions they would be fired right away without any pension or unemployment, practically enslaving their workers. These labor conditions helped Terence V. Powderly launch the Knights of Labor in the 1880s.