Industrial Revolution Timeline

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  • All women

    All women
    This was a period in time when women were almost treated equal in the sense that they worked just like the men and children.
  • Flying Shuttle

    Flying Shuttle
    A boat-shaped piece of wood to which yarn was attached, it sped back and forth on wheels and doubled the amount of work a weaver could do in a day.
  • Spinning Jenny

    Spinning Jenny
    A textile worker named James Hargreaves invented the spinning jenny after his daughter. It was a spinning wheel that allowed eight threads at a time to only one spinner.
  • The Water Frame

    The Water Frame
    Richard Arkwright created the water frame, a machine that used water from running streams to generate spinning wheels.
  • Spinning Mule

    Spinning Mule
    Samuel Crompton combined the spinning jenny and the water frame to make the spinning mule. The spinning mule made thread that was much more durable.
  • Utilitaranism

    The government tries to utilize their power for the bettering of many people.
  • Power Loom

    Power Loom
    The power loom was run by water and invented by Edmund Cartwright. It took the work out of spinning and weaving.
  • Capitalism

    Investments in ownership, it also means the distribution and exchange of wealth is made by individuals.
  • John McAdam

    John McAdam
    John McAdam was a Scotish engineer who helped improve British roads. He equipped roads with large stones to help the drainage. He then layed crushed rock over, making it much easier for transportation.
  • Richard Trevithick

    Richard Trevithick
    An English engineer who won a huge bet of many thousand dollars. He hauled ten tons of iron of almost ten miles of track in a steam-locomotive.
  • The steamboat

    The steamboat
    The steamboat was invented by Robert Fulton by using a steam engine. It made it's first successful trip in 1807. It took passangers up and down the Hudson river with ease.
  • Francis Cabot Lowell

    Francis Cabot Lowell
    Francis Cabot Lowell revolutionized the American textile industry.
  • Socialism

    Social organization that controls production and distribution in the society
  • The abolishment of slavery

    The abolishment of slavery
    William Wilberforce helps abolish slavery in the British Empire because of the painful consequences and the unfairness.
  • Alexis de Toqueville

    Alexis de Toqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville was a french writer. He said "from this filth, pure gold flows."
  • Women's Movement

    Women's Movement
    Women began taking charge in 1848. They wanted to overcome inequality and activate their power.
  • Elizabeth Gaskell

    Elizabeth Gaskell
    Elizabeth Gaskell wrote many novels which helped sympathize for the middle class.
  • Communism

    An economic system in which private ownership is prohibited and universal equality is promoted.
  • US point

    US point
    The US became a lot better about education during the Industrial Revolution. They took steps to better the quality of education for children.
  • Public school reform

    Public school reform
    Federal and state governments were convinced to allow students free schooling to better the quality of education to the next generation.