Industrialization in Biscay May 2010
Introduction <ul><li>Biscay was one of the two provinces in which modernization of the industrial processes took place in ...
<ul><li>Concentration:   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Geographically: Around Bilbao area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In families <...
<ul><li>Financial entities: Banco de Bilbao, Banco de Vizcaya </li></ul><ul><li>Railway network: Ferrocarril Bilbao-Tudela...
<ul><li>Invention of the Bessemer process for the production of iron and steel </li></ul><ul><li>Biscay’s iron ore is adeq...
<ul><li>Deep social changes:  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Immigration from other areas (mainly Castille) </li></ul></ul></ul...
<ul><ul><ul><li>Why were Banks  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>essential in Industrialization? </li></ul></ul></ul>Fi...
<ul><li>What does BBVA stand for? </li></ul>Second question for 1st Bachillerato students:
Where is BBVA  present nowadays? Third question for 1st Bachillerato students:
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Industrialization in biscay

  1. 1. Industrialization in Biscay May 2010
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Biscay was one of the two provinces in which modernization of the industrial processes took place in the 19th century. </li></ul><ul><li>Urban, industrial life versus rural, agricultural life </li></ul><ul><li>= a new lifestyle, new thoughts, new economy, new social groups </li></ul><ul><li>Proletariat (population growth) </li></ul><ul><li>Bourgeoisie </li></ul><ul><li>New problems: saturation, pollution, changes… </li></ul><ul><li>New opportunities: wealth, effort, businesses, cultural improvement… </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign investment </li></ul><ul><li>New railway </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Concentration: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Geographically: Around Bilbao area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In families </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sectors: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Iron mineral (mines) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Iron Blast Furnaces </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ship-building industry </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Metallurgical industries </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Railway construction </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Banks </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Insurance companies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Food & Wine Industries </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>General characteristics
  4. 4. <ul><li>Financial entities: Banco de Bilbao, Banco de Vizcaya </li></ul><ul><li>Railway network: Ferrocarril Bilbao-Tudela </li></ul><ul><li>Modernization of traditional iron industry (ferrerías): </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Santa Ana de Bolueta (1841) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nuestra Señora del Carmen in Barakaldo (1855) </li></ul></ul></ul>Examples – 1st period (1841-1865)
  5. 5. <ul><li>Invention of the Bessemer process for the production of iron and steel </li></ul><ul><li>Biscay’s iron ore is adequate many mining enterprises appeared. </li></ul><ul><li>High profits: the accumulated capital is invested in new industrial groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Modern iron blast furnaces by the river Nervión: Altos Hornos de Vizcaya (mail producer of iron and steel in Spain during the 20th century). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ship-building industry: Euskalduna and La Naval. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metallurgical industries: Echevarria. </li></ul></ul>Examples – 2nd period
  6. 6. <ul><li>Deep social changes: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Immigration from other areas (mainly Castille) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Growth of Bilbao and surrounding areas </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wealthy industrial bourgeoisie & proletarian class. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Big population growth </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New values and social conflicts. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>THE BISCAY MODEL OF INDUSTRIALIZATION WAS ONE OF GREAT CONCENTRATION, BOTH GEOGRAPHICALLY AND ECONOMICALLY. </li></ul></ul></ul>Main consequences
  7. 7. <ul><ul><ul><li>Why were Banks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>essential in Industrialization? </li></ul></ul></ul>First question for 1st Bachillerato students:
  8. 8. <ul><li>What does BBVA stand for? </li></ul>Second question for 1st Bachillerato students:
  9. 9. Where is BBVA present nowadays? Third question for 1st Bachillerato students:
  10. 10. Industrialization in Biscay May 2010

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