Industrial Revolution Timeline 14633

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  • Flying Shuttle

    Flying Shuttle
    Invented by John Kay
  • Seed drill

    Seed drill
    Invented by Jethro Tull
  • Utilitarianism

    Jeremy Bentham & Stuart Mill The government should try to promote the greatest good for greatest number of people
  • Spinning Jenny

    Spinning Jenny
    James Hargreaves invented this new type of weaver.
  • Water Frame

    Water Frame
    Richard Arkwright invented the water frame.
  • Socialism

    The factors of production are owned by the public and operate for the welfare of all. Charles Fourier & Saint-Simon
  • Spinning Mule

    Spinning Mule
    Samuel Compton combined the spinning jenny and the water frame.
  • Power Loom

    Power Loom
    Edmund Cartwright sped up weaving even more.
  • Laissez-Faire

    The economic policy of letting owners of industry and business set working conditions without interference. Unregulated by the government, like capitalism.
    "Let people do as they please" Adam Smith
  • U.S.!!!!!!!!

    The Industrial Revolution spread to America as well as other countries. John D. Rockefeller & Andrew Carnegie
  • William Wilberforce

    William Wilberforce
    Led the fight for abolition.
  • Capitalism

    Economic system in which money is invested in business ventures with the goal of making a profit. Ideas supported by Davis Ricardo and Thomas Malthus
  • Ned Ludd

    Ned Ludd
    A group of people called the luddies were named after Ned Ludd. They were workers who smashed the machines they used that they thought were putting them out of work.
  • William Cooper

    William Cooper
    One of many children who appeared in front of Parliament to tesify the conditions among child laborers in the textile industry.
  • Abolition of Slavery

    Abolition of Slavery
    Parliament passed a bill to end the slave trade in the British West Indies in 1807. William Wilberforce helped abolish slavery in 1833.
  • Child Labor Laws

    Child Labor Laws
    Children were overworked in the factories so Parliament looked into this more and created the Factory Act of 1833. This limited the ages that children could work as and for how long.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville

    Alexis de Tocqueville
    "From this filty sewer pure gold flows."
    He was a writer who said this after he visited Manchester
  • Elizabeth Gaskell

    Elizabeth Gaskell
    She wrote a book called Mary Barton, describing the life of an average family in Manchester.
  • Karl Marx

    Karl Marx
    Wrote Communist Manifesto, in which he declred, "working men have no country."
    Created Marxism.
  • Women

    Jane Addams Women spinners in Manchester earned more money than those who stayed home spinning cotton. Women earned a third as much money as men. Safety inspectors