The Industrial Age 1500 - 1700 Mindmap

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  • The Industrial      Age     1700-1900
    • Civilians Experience
      • Recruitment and Conscription
        • Still recruited in war
        • Women recruited in war abroad
          • Nurse in front line
      • Taxes
        • Increase in tax - pay for larger/ equip army
        • Indirect tax - Napolean war popular - good = horse, hat,etc
        • Income tax unpopular - abolsihed 1816
      • ( Report of War)
        • Start perioid - communication limited
        • Electric Telegraph allowed fatser communnication
        • Telegraph invented - new tech
    • Recruitment
      • Changes to British Army
        • 1700 soldiers professional
          • Since 1660 - British Army became permenant standing army
        • Size of army grew gradually
      • Recruiting Soldiers
        • New recriuitment swore on oath.
          • Recruited 21yrs - lifetime
        • Some men kidnapped - forced to serve
        • The Militia (defence group)
          • Provide soilder - Parliement permission
          • 1809 - recriutment easier and common
          • 100,000 men between 1805 - 1815
        • Drill training - infantry
        • purchase system - cavalry
      • Desertion
        • Huge issue
        • Offence issued - punished by death
          • 1803 - 1812 -  53,000 desrted
    • Composition Army
      • Cavalry
      • Infantry the majority
      • Musketter & riflemen
      • Artillery increased in army
    • Weapons
      • Improved performance of gun
        • Increase rate, range, accuracy
        • Artillery used rifled barrel - fire 10km
        • First machine gun invented
      • Smokeless powder - easier to see battle field 1880s
      • Musket (fintlock)
      • Swords pointy and long
      • Consequence of change weapons
        • Impact slowed by government- spent less money on tech
        • After 1870 - threat of prussia pressured gov to increase spending

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