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AHMEDABAD: The concept of trusteeship, primarily the one propagated by Mahatma Gandhi, can work as antidote to potential deviations from public interest, said Prof Michael Spence, noted economist and 2001 Nobel laureate. Who put forward the idea of trusteeship? Trusteeship is a socio-economic concept put forward by Mahatma Gandhi. TrusteeshipRead More →

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Basic Answer: In the late 1800s, workers organized unions to solve their problems. Their problems were low wages and unsafe working conditions. … First, workers formed local unions in single factories. These unions used strikes to try to force employers to increase wages or make working conditions safer. What hazardsRead More →

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Rapid advances in the creation of steel, chemicals and electricity helped fuel production, including mass-produced consumer goods and weapons. It became far easier to get around on trains, automobiles and bicycles. At the same time, ideas and news spread via newspapers, the radio and telegraph. What products are mass-produced? ExamplesRead More →

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During the years of the Industrial Revolution, that changed. Cotton production turned into a large, factory-based business. … Several new inventions greatly increased productivity in the textile industry. They included the spinning jenny, the spinning mule, the cotton gin, and the power loom. When were cotton mills invented? First AmericanRead More →

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The first Industrial Revolution began in Great Britain after 1750. … The profits Britain had enjoyed due to booming cotton and trade industries allowed investors to support the construction of factories. British entrepreneurs interested in taking risks to make profits were leading the charge of industrialization. Where did the IndustrialRead More →

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The Industrial Revolution began in the 18th century, when agricultural societies became more industrialized and urban. The transcontinental railroad, the cotton gin, electricity and other inventions permanently changed society. Which city started the Industrial Revolution? Manchester was the world’s first industrial city. From its towering mills, bustling warehouses and crowdedRead More →