Industrial Revolution Timeline 13961

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    Robert Bakewell and Breeding

    Throughout the 1700's Robert Bakewell improved Breeding by only using his best sheep to reproduce. This allowed for better animal size and weight.
  • Jethro Tull

    Jethro Tull
    as one of the six people involved in chapter nine, Jethro Tull was one of the first scientific farmers. He created the seed drill to help farming be more efficient.
  • Flying Shuttle Invented

    Flying Shuttle Invented
    John Kay invented the Flying Shuttle
  • Water Frame Invented

    Water Frame Invented
    Richard Arkwright invented the Water Frame in 1762
  • Spinning Jenny Invented

    Spinning Jenny Invented
    James Hargreaves invented the Spinning Jenny
  • James Watt improves the steam engine

    James Watt improves the steam engine
    James Watt improves the steam engine by figuring out a way to make it go faster and move more efficiently without using as much fuel.
  • Spinning Mule

    Spinning Mule
    Spinning mule was invented by Samuel Crompton in 1779
  • Power Loom invented

    Power Loom invented
    Edmund Cartwright invented the power loom in 1787
  • Captialism

    Adam Smith
  • Cotton Gin Invented

    Cotton Gin Invented
    Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin in 1793
  • John McAdam improves British Roads

    John McAdam improves British Roads
    During the early 1800's McAdams worked to improve the roadways by laying a large layer of stone for drainage. On top of this he added a layer of crushed rocks so that when it rained, even heavy wagons would never sink in the mud.
  • Abolition of Slavery

    Abolition of Slavery
    Changed the lives of everyone involved in it.
  • Francis Cabot Lowell

    Francis Cabot Lowell
    Revolutionized the American Textile with four other investors.
  • Stephenson

    Stephenson invented the Rocket. This locomotive hauled 13 tons at more than 24 miles per hour.
  • Socialism

    Vladimir Lenin
  • The principles of Communism

    The principles of Communism
    Frederick Engel wrote the Principles of Communism to lay out step by step exactly what communism was meant to be.
  • Communism

    Karl Marx Frederick Engel
  • Womens Rights

    Womens Rights
    Women during this time period were able to find waged work outside of the home. Womans grouped together in unions to fight against factory owners.
  • US

    The US was preparing for an industrial revolution of its own which would begin soon after the end of this one