Industrial Revolution 14555

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  • Flying Shuttle

    Flying Shuttle
    John Kay
  • Spinning Jenny

    Spinning Jenny
    James Hargreaves
  • Water Frame

    Water Frame
    Richard Arkwright
  • Adam Smith

    Adam Smith
    -wrote The Wealth of Nations, defending the idea of a free economy
  • Spinning Mule

    Spinning Mule
    Samuel Crompton
  • Jeremy Bentham

    Jeremy Bentham
    -introduced the philosophy of utilitarianism
  • Utilitarianism

    -government actions are useful only if they promote the greatest good for the greatest number of people
    -Jeremy Bentham
  • Power Loom

    Power Loom
    Edmund Cartwirght
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    Eli Whitney
  • Capitalism

    -money is invested in business ventures with the goal of making a profit
    -Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus, David Ricardo
  • Socialism

    -factors of production are owned by the public and operate for the welfare of all
    -Charles Fourier, Saint-Simon
  • William Wilberforce

    William Wilberforce
    -led the fight for abolition of slavery in Parliament
  • Robert Owen

    Robert Owen
    -improved the working conditions for factory employees
  • Reform

    -Parliament set up a committee to investigate child labor, which led to the Factory Act and the Ten Hours Act
  • Abolition of Slavery

    Abolition of Slavery
    -William Wilberforce led the fight to end the slave trade in the British West Indies
  • Karl Marx

    Karl Marx
    -wrote The Communitst Manifesto, introducing the idea of communism
  • Frederick Engels

    Frederick Engels
    -assisted Marx in writing The Communist Manifesto
  • Communism

    -complete form of socalism
    -Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels
  • Women

    -women led reform movements to address issues concerning them in the workplace
  • US

    -National Child Labor Committee fought to end child labor in the US