Industrial Revolution Timeline 14109

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  • Flying Shuttle

    Flying Shuttle
    John Kay invented the flying shuttle.
  • Spinning Jenny

    Spinning Jenny
    James Hargreaves invents the Spinning Jenny,
  • Steam Engine

    Steam Engine
    James Watt made the first reliable steam engine.
  • Water Frame

    Water Frame
    Richard Arkwright invented the water frame.
  • Adam Smith

    Adam Smith
    In 1776 Adam smith wwrote his book "The Wealth of Nations" which argued that if people followed their own self interest, the world would be an orderly and progressive place.
  • Spinning Mule

    Spinning Mule
    Samuel Crompton combined the spinning jenny and water frame to create the Pinning Mule.
  • Jeremy Bentham

    Jeremy Bentham
    Bentham midified the ideas of Adam smith and developed Utilitarianism which claimed people should judge thins based on their utility and usefulness.
  • Cotton Gin

    Eli Whitney invented the Cotton Gin to increase output of cleaned cotton.
  • Abolition of slavery

    Abolition of slavery
    In 1807 Slavery was abolished for the first time in the Brittish West Indies. Almost 30 years later England followed up with the abolition of slavery in all English territory.
  • William Wilberforce

    William Wilberforce
    Wilberforce retired from parliament in 1825 but he continued to fight for the freedom of slaves until slavery was abolished in 1833 in England.
  • Slavery abolition act of 1833

    Slavery abolition act of 1833
    This act was presented to Parliament and with this bill Parliament voted to abolish slavery within its entire empire.
  • Telegraph

    Samuel F. B. Morse invented the telegraph.
  • Karl Marx

    Karl Marx
    In 1848 Karl Marx published his "Communist Manifesto" which argued that human societies have allways been divided into warring states.
  • Frederick Engels

    Frederick Engels
    Engels was very close with Karl Marx and in 1848 he helped Karl Marx produce the "Communist Manifesto"
  • Railroads in US

    Railroads in US
    In 1840 there was just under 3000 miles of railroads in the United states but in a period of 50 years that number jumped up to almost 210000 miles of track.
  • Jane Addams

    Jane Addams
    Women like Jane Adams began to wonder why their own rights were not being met. Jane along with her firend, set up Hull house which included a nursery, gym, kitchen, and boarding house for women.
  • Council for Women Rights

    Council for Women Rights
    In 1888 an internation council for womens rights was formed and in 1899 they had their first meeting. Women from 27 countries attended.
  • Andrew Carnegie

    Andrew Carnegie
    Andrew Carnegie was a steel industry tycoon, and in 1920 his published his autobiography. It explained how the United States will have no problem keeping up with other nations steel industries.