Times of the Industrial Revolution 14255

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    Transfroming societies

    Revolutions in agriculture, production, transportation, and communication changed the lives of people in Western Europe and the United States.
  • Jethro Tull

    Jethro Tull
    Scientific farmer
  • Matthew Boulton

    Matthew Boulton
    Entreprenuer, worked with James Watt
  • The Flying Shuttle

    The Flying Shuttle
    Pateneted by John Kay
  • The Spinning Jenny

    The Spinning Jenny
    James Hargreaves invents this machine
  • James Watt

    James Watt
    Experimented with steam engines
  • The Water Frame

    The Water Frame
    Invented by Richard Arkwright
  • The Spinning Mule

    The Spinning Mule
    Invented by Samuel Crompton
  • The Cotton Gin

    The Cotton Gin
    Invented by Eli Whiteny
  • Capitalism

    Adam Smith, David Ricardo, and Thomas Malthus were involved.
  • The Steamboat

    The Steamboat
    Invented by Robert Fulton
  • Utilitarianism

    People involved: Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill
  • Francis Cabot Lowell

    Francis Cabot Lowell
    Helped revolutionize the American textile industry and mechanize every stage in the manufacture of cloth.
  • John McAdam

    John McAdam
    An engineer who helped improve British roads
  • George Stephenson

    George Stephenson
    Worked on the world's first railroad line
  • Socialism

    People involved: Charles Fourier and Saint Simon
  • Abolition of Slavery

    Abolition of Slavery
    Britian finally abolished slavery in its empire.
  • Communism

    Karl Marx and Friedrich Engals were involved
  • Education

    Many states were starting to establish a system of public schools.
  • Women Fight for Change

    Women Fight for Change
    Women activists around the world joined to found the International Council for Women