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  • Robert Bakewell

    Robert Bakewell
    Increased mutton supply, by allowing only his best sheep mate. The weight of lambs went from 18lbs to 50lbs from 1700-1786.
  • Jethro Till

    Jethro Till
    Created the seed mill, which allowed farmers to in well spaced rows at specific depths.
  • Flying Shuttle

    Flying Shuttle
    John Kay, a mechanic from Lancashire, patented the flying shuttle. Using cords attached to a picking peg, a single weaver, using one hand, could operate the shuttle on the loom.
  • The Spinning Jenny

    The Spinning Jenny
    James Hargreaves invented the "spinning jenny" it was a device which allowed one person to spin many threads at once.
  • James Watt

    James Watt
    a mathmatical instrument maker figured out a way to make the steam engine work faster, more efficiently, and use less fuel.
  • The Water Frame

    The Water Frame
    The water frame was developed by Thomas Highs and later patented by Richard Arkwright.
  • Crompton's Mule

    Crompton's Mule
    Samuel Crompton combined both the spinning jenny and the water frame to create a machine known as "Crompton's mule," which produced large amounts of fine, strong yarn.
  • Samuel Slater

    Samuel Slater
    Smuggled to the United States the design of the spinning machine
  • Utilitarianism

    Jeremy Bentham was an English philosopher and political radical. He is primarily known today for his moral philosophy, especially his principle of utilitarianism, which evaluates actions based upon their consequences. The relevant consequences, in particular, are the overall happiness created for everyone affected by the action.
  • Capitalism

    the ideas of Thomas Malthus and David Ricardo.
    Capitalism is an economic system in which investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of wealth is made and maintained chiefly by private individuals or corporations, especially as contrasted to cooperatively or state-owned means of wealth.
  • John McAdam

    John McAdam
    created a better road system by laying stone down for drainage and a finer stone on top to make it smooth. Even wagons could ride on the road with no problems when it was raining out.
  • Women Form Unions

    Women Form Unions
    Women form trades in areas that they dominated.
  • Steam Boat

    Steam Boat
    Robert Fulton used steam power to create the first steamboat, an invention that would change the way and the speed in which materials could be moved between the colonies of Britain
  • End of slavery in the British West Indies

    End of slavery in the British West Indies
    Parlament passed a bill to end slavery in the British West Indies
  • Steam Powered Train

    Steam Powered Train
    Stephenson used the steam engine to create a steam powered train, which would eventually allow increased communication and trade between places before deemed too far.
  • Socialism

    Created by Charles Fourier and Saint-Simon
    Socialism is the theory or system of social organization that advocates the vesting of the ownership and control of the means of production and distribution, of capital, land, etc., in the community as a whole.
  • Elizabeth Gaskell

    Elizabeth Gaskell
    Wrote novels such as Mary Barton which showed a sympathy for the working class.
  • Communism (Karl Marx)

    Communism (Karl Marx)
    The main goal of The Communist Manifesto was to focus on class struggle and motivate the common people to riot. Even more so, it was designed to envision a model government, whose economics would destroy the upper class - freeing the lower class from tyranny. According to The Communist Manifesto, Communism has ten essential planks:
    • Abolition of Private Property.
    • Heavy Progressive Income Tax.
    • Abolition of Rights of Inheritance.
    • Confiscation of Property Rights.
    • Central Bank.
    • Gover
  • Public Schools

    Public Schools
    Many states began to establish public schools in hopes