Machines make work easier
leaders: Englishman James Hargreaves who invented one of the new spinning machines to produce cloth faster. Sir Richard Arkwright: built the world's first true cotton factory.
- With the increasing population and an ever expanding British empire, there was a huge market for cotton. Also textile play a vital role in meeting man's needs.
THEN: Industrial revolution.
Impacts of textile industry on Great Britain.
Social: Great Britain generated revenue from export to different parts of the world.
Economic: The textile industry created employment and resulted to urbanization.
Political: Improved living conditions because it provided clothing, food and jobs to the working class.
Impacts on the world.
Social: Textile industry introduced cultural blending because businessman traveled around the world selling or buying goods and products.
Economic: Due to rural to urban immigration, wealth increased within cities around the world.
Political: Job availability also resulted to population boom in urban areas around the world.