Answer to Question #76794 in Other History for Regan
How did farmers’ and miners’ response to scarcity of cotton and iron ore affect industrialization? How do you think the people’s standards of living would change if farmers and miners produced more?
The Industrial Revolution raised the demand for iron ore, coal, and cotton which in turn raised the need for miners and farmers. Moreover, the higher demand provoked scarcity of aforementioned resources. Farmers’ and miners’ response to such scarcity was based on striking that negatively impacted the industrialization. Working conditions for miners and farmers were critical, and just their salary grew up.