NCERT - Themes in World History

Book: NCERT - Themes in World History

Chapter: 9. The Industrial Revolution

Subject: Social Science - Class 11th

Q. No. 1 of Exercises

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How did Britain’s involvement in wars from 1793 to 1815 affect British industries?

Britain’s constant engagement in to the wars had impacted the entire country and led to adverse effects which are as below.

i. Trade was disrupted.

ii. Factories were forced to shut down.

iii. More and more people became jobless.

iv. Price of daily needs, and food increased beyond limits.

v. Protest erupted all over the country.

vi. There were riot throughout the country.

vii. Capital that was borrowed was used to fight the wars rather than invested


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