the textile industry
A traditional economy is where all economic decisions are based on age-old customs.
yes. people used to drown puppies that were sick and old dogs.
swimming in the ocean. (gerund is swimming) A gerund ends in -ing, and ususally is at the beginning of a sentence
'Floating' is the gerund. Therefore the gerund phrase is 'Floating down the river on a raft'.
It functions as a subject of the sentence.
World War 1 started in 1914 and World War 2 in 1939
Lisa wants to go quickly.