Compare the development of industry and trade in France in the second half of the 18th century
Compare the development of industry and trade in France in the second half of the 18th century with the development of industry and trade in England at the same time and then draw a conclusion.
During this period of time, there was an upsurge in industry and trade in France. The number of manufactories (cotton and metallurgical) grew. The production of fabrics, porcelain, and jewelry developed. The largest industrial center was Paris.
Trade was also actively developing in England. It especially developed thanks to the numerous colonial possessions, where there were many goods and cheap labor. At the end of the 18th century, an industrial rise began in the country. The process of production modernization is underway. In this connection, England will soon take a leading position in economic development.