Coal, Steam, and The Industrial Revolution

Coal, Steam, and The Industrial Revolution

When was the Industrial Revolution
Between 1750 and 1850
What was the percentage of farmers before the Industrial Revolution
80%
What was the Industrial Revolution
An increase in production brought about by the use of machines and characterized by the use of new energy sources
Where did Industrial Revolution start
Europe, especially in Britain
What were the two advantages that Europeans, specifically the British, had during the Industrial Revolution
– Coal
– Wages
Coal during the Industrial Revolution provided
A different and better source of energy to automate production
British were in advantage because of wages because
They had the highest wages in the world at the beginning of the 18th century
In ___________(Year), Wages in London were the equivalent of 11 grams of silver per day
1725
In 1725, Wages in Amsterdam were the equivalent of ____ grams of silver per day
9 grams
In 1725, Wages in Beijing, Venice, and Florence were under ____ grams of silver per day
4 grams
In 1725, Wages in Delhi were under ____ grams of silver per day
2 grams
Which country had a really productive agriculture that could be supported at a very low cost during the Industrial Revolution
India
What created the much of the market in Europe during the Industrial Revolution
Indian Cotton