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Working conditions in factories

1833 2/3 of the workers in textile mills were women and children. The managers and supervisors were men.
Factory owners preferred women to operate the machines because they had nimblefingers and were good at
detailed and delicate work. Women would complain about working conditions or wages.…

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Rich merchants had money to invest in new industrial enterprises
Raw material from abroad such as cotton were readily available in Britain
A trading network was already in place to sell British industrial goods abroad.

WHY DID BRITAIN GAIN AN EMPIRE?
The 18s British Empire was a trading Empire. It…

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