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  • Invention of Seed Drill

    Invention of Seed Drill
    Jethro Tull
  • Invention of the Flying Shuttle

    Invention of the Flying Shuttle
    John Kay
  • Robert Bakewell

    Robert Bakewell
    It was 1760 when Robert Bakewell inheriated his father's farm. This would lead to him discovering the method of selective breeding
  • Invention of the Spinning Jenny

    Invention of the Spinning Jenny
    James Hargreaves
  • Invention of the Water Frame

    Invention of the Water Frame
    Richard Arkwright
  • Matthew Boulton

    Matthew Boulton
    This year, Matthew Boulton started to pay James Watt to invent better engines
  • Adam Smith

    Adam Smith
    Wrote the book Wealth of Nations, founding the idea of Capitalism
  • Invention of the Spinning Mule

    Invention of the Spinning Mule
    Samuel Crompton
  • Utilitarianism

    Utilitarianism is an ideal inspired by the writings and ideas of Jeremy Bentham, with his most important influencial writtings being done in the late 1700's. John Stuart Mill helped add on to this idea in the 1800's
  • Invention of the Power Loom

    Invention of the Power Loom
    Edmund Cartwright
  • Samuel Slater

    Samuel Slater
    Built a spinning machine from memory, bringing industrialization to the U.S
  • John McAdam

    John McAdam
    Early 1800's McAdam made the first macadam road, so one could travel in the rain without getting stuck
  • Robert Fulton

    Robert Fulton
    First successful steamboat trip
  • Capitalism

    An ideal influenced by the works of Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus, and David Ricardo
  • Socialism

    An ideal established by people such as Charles Fourier, Saint-Simon, and others, in an attempt to offest the negitive effects of Industrialization.
  • British Aboltion of Slavery

    British Aboltion of Slavery
    William Wilberforce and many others campigned to end Slavery in British Empire. It was ended in the West Indies in 1807, it finally was ended in the whole Empire in 1833
  • Factory Act of 1833

    Factory Act of 1833
    British Parlament set up an investigation of Child Labor in 1832. The findings of this investigation convinced the Parlament to pass the Factory Act of 1833, making it illegal to hire children under 9, and establishing regulations for the hire of those between 9 and 18
  • Communism

    Communism was an ideal founded by Karl Marx and Friedrick Engels, with their book The Communist Manifesto
  • Civil War Ends

    Civil War Ends
    With the end of the American Civil War, between the Union and the Confederacty, America went from a manly agricultural nation to a rising industrial power. The fact that the more industrial Union won against the more agricultural Confederacy might have had an impact on the sudden tech boom and industrialization of areas in the South.
  • Women Struggle for Rights

    Women Struggle for Rights
    Women had a constant struggle for Rights in this period. As they only made about 1 third of what men made while working in the factories. This eventually made Womens Activists from countries around the world to join under the International Council for Women.