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Coal, Steam, and the Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History #32 (11:04)

Key Ideas

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Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 02:28 How does John Green define the Industrial Revolution?
  2. 05:05 What Euro-centric explanations does John Green give for why the Industrial Revolution started in Europe?
  3. 07:00 How does John Green refute those Euro-centric explanations?
  4. 09:02 What does John Green list as Britain’s advantages over China?
  5. 10:19 How does John Green argue that Indian textiles spurred the Industrial Revolution?