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  • John Kay

    John Kay
    He invented the flying shuttle. It was a boat-shaped piece of wood to which yarn was attached, it doubled the work a weaver could do in a day.
  • The Spinning Jenny

    The Spinning Jenny
    The spinning jenny was created by James Hargreaves.
  • The Water Frame

    The Water Frame
    The water frame was invented by Richard Arkwright
  • Adam Smith

    Adam Smith
    He wrote The Wealth of Nations. He defened the idea of a free economy, he said that goverenment need not to interfere in the economy.
  • Capitalism

    Its Philosopher was Adam Smith. Capitalism is an economic system in which money is invested in business ventures with the goal of making profits. The ideas of this helped bring about the Industrial Revolution.
  • The Loom

    The Loom
    The loom was invented by Edmund Cartwright.
  • Jeremy Bentham

    Jeremy Bentham
    He introduced the philosophy of utilitarianism. He arfued that the government should try to promote the greatest good for the greatest number of people. He wrote Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation.
  • Utilitarianism

    The philosopher of Utilitarianism was Jeremy Bentham. Utilitarianism is the theory that government actions are useful only if they promote the greatest good for the greatest number of people. A government policy was only useful if it promoted this goal.
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    The Cotton Gin was invented by Eli Whitney.
  • Thomas Malthus

    Thomas Malthus
    He wrote An Essay on the Principa of Population. He argued that population tented to increase more rapidly than the food supply.
  • The Steamboat

    The Steamboat
    The Steamboat was invented by Robert Fulton.
  • Charles Fourier

    Charles Fourier
    He was the philosopher of Socialism. He wrote The Social Destiny of Man.
  • Socialism

    The philosopher was Charles Fourier. he and other reformers wanted to offset the effects of the Industrial Revolution with a new kind of econimic system. In socialism, the factors of production are owned by the public and operate for the welfare of all. Socialists believe that the governmet should actively plan the economy rather than depending on free-market capitalism.
  • William Wilberforce

    William Wilberforce
    He led the fight for the abloition of slavery. In 1833 Britian abolished slavery.
  • Abolition of Slavery

    Abolition of Slavery
    William Wilberforce led the fight to end slavery in Britian. The slave trade ended in the British West Indies in 1807. But it wasn't untill 1833 when they finally abolished slavery in its empire.
  • Factory Act of 1833

    Factory Act of 1833
    This law made it illegeal to hire children under the Age of nine. Children for the ages of 9-12 could not work more than 8 hours a day. The young people from ages 13-17 were not able to work more than 12 hours a day.
  • The Morse Code

    The Morse Code
    The Morse Code was invented by Samuel Morse
  • Karl Marx

    Karl Marx
    He was the philosopher behind communism. He wrote Communist Manifesto.
  • Communism/Marxism

    the philosopher behind this was Karl Marx. He believed that the capitalist system would eventually destroy itself by factories driving small artisans out of business and leaving a small number of manufacturers to control all the wealth. In communism all land, mines, factories, railroads and businesses would be owned by the people. All goods and services would be shared equally.
  • A Point About the United States

    A Point About the United States
    Horace Mann of Massachusetts was one of the most prominent US reformers. He fought for free public education for all children. Because of him by the 1850s many states in the US were starting to establish s system of public schools.
  • Womens Rights

    Womens Rights
    Women in both the US and Britian began to wonder about their own rights being denied based on their gender. These women were the same ones who fought and rallied for the abolition of slavery. The Womens Rights Movement began in 1884 in the United States. women around the world joined and founded the International Council for Women in 1888.