Explain the statement with reason. The Industrial Revolution first began in England. - History

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Explain the statement with reason.

The Industrial Revolution first began in England.

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'Industrial Revolution' indicates the transition from manual production to mechanized production.

  1. In England, the atmosphere was suitable for the industrial revolution.
  2. Large amounts of iron ore and coal were available.
  3. The humid climate of England was suitable for producing yarn.
  4. These conditions proved to be favorable for the textile industry in England.
  5. England had also established a large number of colonies by then so England could obtain raw materials at cheap rates from these colonies.
  6. England could also export processed goods and sell them in their colonies with large profit margins using their navy.
  7. The availability of cheap labor made it possible for them to maintain an optimum level of costs.
  8. These factors prepared the ground for the industrial revolution in England thus giving a boost to its economy. Because of the above reasons the Industrial Revolution first began in England.
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