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ENGLAND IN I760AGRICULTURE MANUFAC
THE MECHANICAL REVOLUTION AND
THE BREAKING UP 0 THE OLD ORDER
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Adam Smith agriculture amount became beneﬁt capital capitalist centres CHARLES BEARD classes clothing compete competition cotton deﬁnition Democracy difﬁculty disease economic eighteenth century electric employed employers energy England English estimated factory system ﬁeld ﬁfty ﬁgures ﬁlthy ﬁnally ﬁnd ﬁnished ﬁrms ﬁrst ﬁve ﬁxed forces French Revolution Government hand workers horse-power human hundred ignorant important improved increased individual industrial organisation Industrial Revolution inventors iron labour Lancashire land legislation machinery machines man’s manufacture markets means mechanical inventions ment methods mill owners modern moral nation natural necessary output persons political political economists population power loom problem production proﬁt railway raw materials reform regulation restrictions Robert Owen scientiﬁc secure selﬁsh Sidney Webb social society spinning steam steam-engine struggle supply textile things tion towns trade Trade Unionism turn utilisation vast wages waste water frame wealth weaver weaving wool