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  • Jethro Tull

    Jethro Tull
    -Invented the seed drill
    -allowed farmers to sow seeds in well spaced rows at specific depths
  • First Reliable Steam Engine

    First Reliable Steam Engine
    James Watt
  • Adam Smith

    Adam Smith
    -wrote the book " The Wealth of Nations"
    -Smith believed economis liberty guaranteed ecoomic progress
  • Capitalism

    -economic system in which money is invested in business ventures with the goal of making a profit "The Wealth of Nations" is written by Adam Smith
  • Utilitarianism

    -Jeremy Bentham believed the government should try to promote the greatest good for the greatest amount of people
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    Eli Whitney
  • Francis Cabot Lowell

    Francis Cabot Lowell
    -him and 4 other investers revolutionized the American textile industry.
    -mechanized every stage in the manufacturing of cloth
  • Socialism

    -Factors of production are owned by the public and operate for the welfare of all.
    -Charles Fourier
  • Abolition of Slavery

    Abolition of Slavery
    -William Wilberforce was a member of parliment that led the fight for the abolition and the end of slave trade and slavery in the British empire.
  • Factory Act of 1833

    Factory Act of 1833
    -law that made it illegal to hire children under the age of 9 years old.
  • Morse Code

    Morse Code
    Samuel F. B. Morse
  • Sewing Machine

    Sewing Machine
    Elias Howe
  • Elizabeth Gaskell

    Elizabeth Gaskell
    -wrote "Mary Barton" gave a realistic description of the slums of urban life at the time
  • Karl Marx

    Karl Marx
    -Published "The Communist Manifesto"
  • Communism

    -Karl Marx described communism as a form of socialism in which the means of prodution all land, mines, factories, and businesses would be owned by the people
  • Telephone

    Alexander Graham Bell
  • Incandescant Light Bulb

    Incandescant Light Bulb
    Thomas Edison
  • Womens Rights

    Womens Rights
    -Women activists around the world joined to found the International Council for Women
  • Jane Addams

    Jane Addams
    -Set up settlement homes called Hull House theses establishments served the poorest people of the slums
  • The U,S

    The U,S
    -The U.S gained many new inventions ans new ideas for working and social ideas during the industrial revolution