African Slaves and the Industrial Revolution in Britain
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This paper explores the Industrial Revolution in Britain, focusing on the contribution of African slaves to commerce and advancing technology. The paper begins by discussing the roots of the Industrial Revolution in the late 15th century, further considering how and why it took place. Once these are presented, the paper then considers how African slaves advanced this transformation to free trade.
From the Paper:"In the late 15th century, the seeds of today's modern global market took root as the emerging merchant class in Europe opened the doors to international trade and commerce. With the proliferation and growth of free trade came unprecedented advances and change giving way to a course of events in the working for almost 800 years which produced the structural and technological transformation referred to as the Industrial Revolution (Chapter 3 89). Of interest to historians and economists alike, are questions concerning how and why the Industrial Revolution took place...."
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