In this lesson, our instructor Ron Schooler gives an introduction to industrialization and global capitalism. He discusses the Industrial Revolution, major change in how goods are made, machines and fossil fuels, the factory system and how it creates consumers, the desire for political influence, the spread of industrialism, relative share of world manufacturing outputs, GDP per capita, and the two industrial revolutions.
Period V: Industrialization & Global Capitalism, Part I
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.