Spinning Jenny*Invented by James Hargreaves.
*Machine used to weave clothe together to make clothing.
*Increased clothing production & the need for cotton.
Steam Engine*Invented by James Watt.
*Engine powered by steam from boilingwater.
*Used in boats and trains for transportation.
*Used in mills to power the looms (mills could be built any where now).
Thresher*Invented by Andrew Meikle.
*Seperates grains from the stalk.
*Increased production in agricultural industry & farming trade.
Factory system*Samuel Slater secretly brought ideas to america.
*Hundred of people worked in one place manufactering products.
*People move to city, work by the clock, and earn a wage.
Cottin gin*Invented by Eli Whitney.
*Seperated seeds from cotton.
*Increased demand for slaves.
Interchangeable Parts*Invented by Eli Whitney.
*Replacement pieces of exact specifications.(Parts are exactly alike).
*Production became faster.
*Reparis easier & cheaper.
*Decreased need for skilled labor.
Steamboat*Invented by Robert Fulton
*Boats powered by steam engines rather then water wheels.
*Transportation became easier and faster and cities such as St. Louis developed. Aided in Westward expansion.
National Road*Proposed by Albert Gallatin .
*Road built from Maryland to Virginia.
*Easier route through the appilachian mountains.
*Allowed people to move throughout the country easier & aided. with the settlement of new areas.
Erie Canal*Proposed by John Calhoun.
*Waterway that linked NY city with Buffalo.
*Opened up Ohio for for transportation of farm products & Development.
*Western expansion made easier.
Mechanical Reaper*invented byCyrus McCormick.
*Cuts Ripe Grains(oats,barley or wheat).
*Made production 24 times faster.
Steel plow*invented by John Deere.
*Didn't break or dull in the hard, clay, rocky soil.
*Increased production and settlers expanded west.
Telegraph*Invented by Samuel Morse.
*Devise used to send messages.
*Improved communication making it faster.
*Connected regions of the country together.