Industrial Revolution

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What is subsistence farming?
supplying enough food for its inhabitants - peassants, tenants, landowne
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What is open-field farming?
By 1750 half of England used this system where there were 3 fields and only two were used
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Negatives of open-field farming?
Inefficient as one third of land wasnt used each year, disease spread easier as most of the land was shared
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What was four crop rotation?
Farm was divided into four fields with a different crop in each. Every year crops rotated by one field
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What did Jethro Tull make in 1700?
A horse drawn seed drill which planted three rows of seeds at a time - five times bigger crop for the same area
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What was the Rotherham plough?
A plough that could be used by one person and two horses. Previously two men and four oxen were needed meaning that more farmers moved to the city since they werent needed.
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Who was in the middle class?
people such as doctors, bankers, merchants, clergyman
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When was there an increased demands for consumer goods?
1700's London
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What was strong plate glass used for?
Display goods in large windows to attract customers
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What happened when the demand for good increased?
Things that were made by family businesses had to be made by large factories
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What did Josiah Wedgwood do?
Potter that built a neighbouring village from his factory for his employees. He created a canal for to transport his pottery without breakage
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