Industrial Revolution Why It Happened In Britan

Britain's Merchants were wealthy from their flourishing trade, giving them enough gold to invest in faster and more efficient methods producing goods. -------------------more money ---> willing to pay for better machines ---> production increases
Britain's many overseas colonies provided them with access to raw materials and outlets were they could trade their goods.
Britain had plentiful amounts of coal and iron, which were needed to make the upgrades to technology.
When farming technology improved in the agricultural revolution, many farm workers lost their jobs. These people moved to the cities to find work and were able to be used as workers in factories.
Britain had a large fleet of merchant ships that could carry mass-produced goods to a world wide market.
Britain had many natural ports, rivers and harbors that allowed large boats of goods or raw materials to have easy access across Britain.

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