Where is Industry Distributed?

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Where is Industry Distributed? by Mind Map: Where is Industry Distributed?

1. Origin of Industry

1.1. Industrial Revolution

1.1.1. A series of improvements in industrial technology that transformed the process of manufacturing goods.

1.1.2. Began in the United Kingdom in the late 1700s.

1.1.3. Impacted several industries Iron Transportation Coal Textiles Chemicals Food processing

2. Europe's Industrial Areas

2.1. United Kingdom

2.1.1. Dominated world production of steel and textiles during the 19th century.

2.1.2. Attempts to recover their economy Lowering taxes on business Reducing government regulations Converting government monopolies to private ownership Utilizing computers

2.2. Rhine-Ruhr Valley

2.2.1. Western Europe’s most important industrial area. Centrally located Large coalfields Rotterdam: world's largest port

2.3. Mid-Rhine

2.3.1. Western Europe’s second most important industrial area. lies at the center of Europe’s most important consumer market Lacks abundant raw materials

2.4. Northeastern Spain

2.4.1. Western Europe’s fastest-growing industrial area in the late twentieth century.

2.4.2. Catalonia Textile industry Largest motor-vehicle plant

2.5. Moscow

2.5.1. Russia's oldest industrial area Country's capital Largest market

2.5.2. Fabrics and products that require skilled labor

2.6. St. Petersburg

2.6.1. Eastern Europe's second largest city.

2.6.2. Russia's navy and ports in Baltic sea Shipbuilding

3. North America's Industrial Areas

3.1. New England

3.1.1. Oldest industrial area located in Northeastern U.S.

3.2. Middle Atlantic

3.2.1. Largest U.S. Market Industries that need proximity to consumers Foreign trade Large ports

3.3. Western Green Lakes

3.3.1. Chicago Hub of transportation network Center of steel production

3.3.2. Supplies for people living in the interior of the country.

3.4. Southern California

3.4.1. Low-wage workers Immigrants

3.4.2. Leading industrial area outside of the Northeast

3.5. Southeastern Ontario

3.5.1. Great location Central to Canadian and U.S Markets Close to Niagara Falls and Great Lakes

3.5.2. Inexpensive electricity Aluminum manufacturing Paper making Flour mills Textile manufacturing Sugar refining

4. East Asia's Industrial Areas

4.1. Japan

4.1.1. Automobiles, ships, cameras, stereos, tvs.

4.1.2. Low prices Low wages

4.2. China

4.2.1. Largest supply of low-cost labor

4.2.2. Largest market for many consumer products

4.2.3. World's largest supply for low-cost labor

4.2.4. Many consumer products