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Confluence of several factors in Britain in the mid-18th century created the right atmosphere for the rise of Industrial revolution. Discuss.

Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.— their forms and effect on the society.

1. Confluence of several factors in Britain in the mid-18th century created the right atmosphere for the rise of Industrial revolution. Discuss. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Easy

Reference: Insights on India

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as part of Mission-2022 Secure timetable.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about reasons for rise of Industrial revolution in England.

Directive word: 

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you must debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You must give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Start by defining Industrial Revolution.

Body:

In detail, write about the reasons for rise of Industrial revolution in England – Agricultural changes, Population boom, Economic innovations, New ideas and a scientific viewpoint, Transportation foundations, Natural resources, supportive government and numerous colonies .

Conclusion:

Summarize how all the above factors converged to start the revolution in England.