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  • Utilitarianism

    Jeremy Bentham was involved with utilitarianism.
  • The Flying Shuttle

    The Flying Shuttle
    John Kay invented the flying shuttle in 1733.
  • The Spinning Jenny

    The Spinning Jenny
    James Hargreaves invented the spinning jenny in 1764.
  • The First Efficient Steam Engine

    The First Efficient Steam Engine
    James Watt invented the first efficient steam engine in 1765.
  • The Water Frame

    The Water Frame
    Richard Arkwright invented the water frame in 1769.
  • Capitalism

    Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus, and David Ricardo were all involved with capitalism.
  • The Spinning Mule

    The Spinning Mule
    Sameul Crompton invented the spinning mule in 1779.
  • Samuel Slater

    Samuel Slater
    Samuel Slater emigrated to the United States and built a spinning machine from memory.
  • The Cotton Gin

    The Cotton Gin
    Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin in 1793.
  • William Cockerill

    William Cockerill
    William Cockerill went to Belgium and carried a secret plan for building a spinning machine and his son eventually built a huge industrial enterprise in eastern Belgium.
  • U.S. Point

    U.S. Point
    Industrialization began in the textile industry in the U.S.
  • Richard Trevithick

    Richard Trevithick
    Richard Trevithick won a bet of several thousand dollars by hauling ten tons of iron over ten miles of track in a steam-driven locomotive.
  • Abolition of Slavery

    Abolition of Slavery
    Parliament passed a bill to end the slave trade in the British West Indies in 1807.
  • Francis Cabot Lowell

    Francis Cabot Lowell
    Francis Cabot Lowell revolutionized the American textile industry.
  • George Stephenson

    George Stephenson
    George Stephenson began work on the first railroad line that ran 27 miles from Yorkshire coalfields to the port of Stockton.
  • Reform Bill

    Reform Bill
    Parliament passed the Factory Act of 1833 that made it illegal to hire children under the age of 9.
  • Elizabeth Gaskell

    Elizabeth Gaskell
    Elizabeth Gaskell wrote a work of fiction, Mary Barton, that described the terrible place a family in Manchester lived and what life and living was like during this time.
  • Communism

    Karl Marx and Friedrich Engles were involved with communism.
  • Affect of Women

    Affect of Women
    Women who wanted rights joined the movement for women's rights which began in the United States in 1848.
  • Socialism

    Charles Fourier and Saint Simon were involved with socialism.