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  • Seed Drill

    Seed Drill
    Jethro Tull invented the seed drill
  • Steam Engine

    Steam Engine
    James Watt improved the Newcomen's Steam Engine design.
  • Capitalism

    Adam Smith, David Ricardo, Thomas Malthus. Date = The Wealth of Nations published.
  • Spinning Mule

    Spinning Mule
    Invented by Samuel Crompton
  • Samuel Slater

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

    Jeremy Bentham introduced philosophy of utilitarianism. John Stuart Mill led utilitarian movement in the 1800s.
  • Roads

    In the early 1800's, John McAdam equipped roadbeds with a layer of large stones for drainage, on top he placed a smooth layer of crushed rock.
  • Steamboat

    Invented by Robert Fulton after ordering a steam engine and attaching it to a boat
  • The US

    The US
    America entered the Industrial Revolution after the passage of the Embargo Act in 1807, and the War of 1812
  • Socialism

    Robert Owen who published A New View of Society in 1813 and who organised the first attempt at a socialist community, New Lanark in Scotland
  • Francis Cabot Lowell

    Francis Cabot Lowell
    Revolutionized the American Textile Industry by mechanizing every stage in the manufaturing of clothe
  • Karl Marx

    Karl Marx
    Created Marxism/Communism
  • William Cooper

    William Cooper
    Cooper testified before a parliamentary committee about the conditions among child laborers in the textile industry.
  • Communism

    Karl Marx introduced the world to a radical type of socialism through "The Communist Manifesto", called Marxism/Communism
  • Elizabeth Gaskell

    Elizabeth Gaskell
    Wrote Novels like "Mary Barton" that show sympathy for the working class.
  • Reform

    Horace Mann of Massachusetts, favored free public education for all children. 1850s, many states began to establish a system of public schools
  • Jane Addams

    Jane Addams
    Set up Hull House with a friend. The facility eventually included a nursery, a kitchen, a gym, and a boarding house for working women.
  • Abolition of Slavery

    Abolition of Slavery
    Enslavement of African people ended in the United States after the Union won the Civil War in 1865.
  • Gas Mask

    Gas Mask
    George Neally invented a smoke-excluding mask in 1877
  • Women's Effect

    Women's Effect
    Women activists around the world joined together to found the International Council for Women in 1888