Industrial revolution

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  • Jeremy Bentham

    Jeremy Bentham
    He was an english philosopher that introduced the philosophy of utilitarianism.
  • The Flying Shuttle

    The Flying Shuttle
    The Flying Shuttle was invented by John Kay
  • The Spinning Jenny

    The Spinning Jenny
    The Spinning Jenny was invented by James Hargreaves
  • The Water Frame

    The Water Frame
    The Water Frame was invented by Richard Arkwright
  • Adam Smith

    Adam Smith
    He believed that the important ideas were the foundation of laissez-faire capitalism.
  • The Spinning Mule

    The Spinning Mule
    The Spinning Mule was invented by Samuel Crompton
  • The Power Loom

    The Power Loom
    The Power Loom was invented by Edmund Cartwright
  • The Cotton Gin

    The Cotton Gin
    The Cotton Gin was invented by Eli Whitney
  • Capitalism

    Capitalism is an economic system in which money is invested in business ventures with the goala of making a profit.
  • William Cockerill

    William Cockerill
    William Cockerill helped Belguim by building spinning machinery and building a huge industrial enterprise. It produced machinery, steam engines and railway locomotives that improved Belguim's technology.
  • Charles Fourier

    Charles Fourier
    He and others set out to offset the effects of industrializtion with a new kind of economic system. He created the ism, socialism.
  • Socialism

    Socialism is the factors of production that are owned by the public and operate for the welfare of all. Socialism was founded by Charles Fourier, Saint Simon and others.
  • Utilitarianism

    Jeremy Bentham inreoduced the philosphy of utilitaranism. He argues that people should judge ideas, institutions and actions based on utilities, or usefulness.
  • Abolition of Slavery

    Abolition of Slavery
    A guy named William Wilberforce led the fight for abolition. Parliment passed a bill to end slavery trade in the British West Indies. In 1833 Britian abolished slavery. The enslavement of African people ended in the US when the union won the Civil War.
  • William Wilberforce

    William Wilberforce
    He was a memeber of parliment who led the fight for ablition in the British Empire.
  • The Ten Hours Act

    The Ten Hours Act
    Parliment passed a bill that helped working women and children from working more than 12 hours a day. The new law made it illegal to hire a child under the age of 9. Children from ages 9-12 couldn't work more than 8 hours a day. Teens from 13-17 couldnt work more than 12 hours a day. It limited the workday to ten hours for women and children who worked in factories.
  • Communism

    Communism was created by Karl Marx and was described as a form of complete socialism in which the means of production would be owned by the people.
  • Jane Adams

    Jane Adams
    During th industrial revolution, many women were treated below average. So many women began to revolt. A women named Jane Adams, ran settlement houses for women that neeeded a place to stay after working. The movement for women's rights began in the US in 1848.
  • Karl Marx

    Karl Marx
    Wrote the book The Communist Manifesto and is blamed for starting communism.
  • Public Schools

    Public Schools
    By a man named of Horace Mann, freed public education for all children. Once he changed that law for Massachusetts, the other states were starting to establish a system of public schools.