Europe’s location on the Atlantic- Europe’s location on the Atlantic Ocean was very important because of two key factors. One, being that they were located on water, and could get the goods across the sea as fast as possible. Two,
Geographical Distribution of coal, iron, and timber-
European Demographic Changes- European demographic changed because of the increase in agricultural production. This increase forced better job opportunities and reliable food sources with healthier livestock being sold. More money and better careers meant more families being able to get married, eventually having more children, and being able to get more money from child labor.
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Improved Agricultural Productivity- Technology helped to improve agricultural productivity. Though everyone wasn’t able to purchase some of these advancements, those who could were able to produce more food per acre and raise more cattle. One example of technology advancement during the industrial revolution was the steam engine which increased efficiency and helped soil to remain fertile so that livestock and crops would eventually produce faster.
Legal Protection of Private Property-Legal Protection of Private property was limited and only obtained by those who were landowners. These landowners were able to fence off their property and stop others from coming in and making profits off their crops. Those who were not landowners or sharecroppers were unemployed and had to migrate to the city to find work at a factory which had an increased amount of employment available.
An abundance of rivers and Canals- An abundance of rivers and canals provided larger, faster, and cheaper means of transportation of raw materials and finished goods. With more materials being shipped out came a decrease in wait time which made it easier for goods to reach the customer.
Access to foreign resources- The French and the British