higher crop volume=more money
tenant farming (also sharecropping) moved into farms and kicked small farmers out.
Jethro Toll- invented seed drill in 1701, higher crop yields.
rotated crops to keep nutrients in soil
between 1700-1788, average sheep size went from 18 pounds to 50 pounds
increase in food supply= increase in population
why Industrial Revolution began in England?
- large population of workers
- extensive natural resources
industrialization required extensive resources and goods
- water power and coal
- iron ore
inventions: 1733- flying shuttle, 1764- spinning jenny, 1769- water frame, 1779- spinning wheel, 1787- power loom
1830- railroad from Liverpool to Manchester created.
-Started in Great Britain
machines changed people's way of life as well as their methods of manufacture. About the time of the American Revolution, the people of England began to use machines to make cloth and steam engines to run the machines.
-They had the resources necessary
Started rotating crops
- railroad become relevant
-created agricultural revolution
- Spain and Austria failed to industrialize
- Asia and Africa never industrialized