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  • Steam Engine

    Steam Engine
    Technically invented a long time before the industrial revolution but did not have a practical use until Thomas Savery invented a device that "A new invention for raiseing of water and occasioning motion to all sorts of mill work by the impellent force of fire, which will be of great use and advantage for drayning mines, serveing townes with water, and for the working of all sorts of mills where they have not the benefitt of water nor constant windes."
  • The Spinning Jenny

    The Spinning Jenny
    Invented by James Hargreaves in 1764. It reduced the amount of work required to produce yarn
  • Robert Fulton

    Robert Fulton
    Invented the first steam boat which was used to carry passangers between Albany, NY and New York City
  • Water frame

    Water frame
    Invented by Richard Arkwright, it produced a better yarn than the spinning jenny using water as the driving force
  • Francis C. Lowell

    Francis C. Lowell
    Combined the spinning and weaving industry into one factory
  • Capitalism

    Capitalism
    A method of the economy in which the means of production are privately owned and used for self-gain
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    Technically invented earlier but the modern cotton gin was invented by Eli Whitney in 1793 (applied for patent in 1794) it picked out the seeds of the cotton after it was picked
  • Socialism

    Socialism
    A method of government that is very similar to communism in that it attempts to have a more equal distribution of wealth, but there is some room for economic gain
  • The Factory Bill of 1802

    The Factory Bill of 1802
    This bill put forth new laws applying mostly to children in the cotton and wool mills. It fixed the amount of hours children could work and forced children under 9 to go to school.
  • Titus Salt

    Titus Salt
    Born in 1803 was a factory owner that utilized alpaca wool for cloth. Was for child labor, and created a city named "Saltaire" to serve as a utopia. Its policies benefited the enviornment and it had no alcohol allowed in the city.
  • The war of 1812 (United States point)

    The war of 1812 (United States point)
    The war of 1812 was key for the United States because the war made it obvious that the United States needed a better transportation system and more economic independence. This war was key in the United States becoming the world power it is today
  • Utilitarianism

    Utilitarianism
    an idea that the worth of something is determined by how much it benefits the people. Jeremy Bentham is said to be the father of Utilitarianism. "The greatest amount of good for the greatest amount of people."
  • Abolition of Slavery

    Abolition of Slavery
    Britain was the first country to abolish slavery (in most of its territories) this was a huge step for humankind as people were no longer allowed to do forced labor for no pay. The United States abolished slavery in 1865 with the thirteenth amendment to the constitution
  • John Deere

    John Deere
    Invented the first steel plow in 1837. It sped up the farming industry incredibly and his company is still alive today
  • Women in the Industrial Revolution

    Women in the Industrial Revolution
    Womens affect to the Industrial Revolution was similar to the affect of the average male. Which was their goal. They worked in the factories, and did almost all the work men did
  • The electric telegraph

    The electric telegraph
    The electric telegraph, invented by Samuel B, Morse as a means for long-range communication. Morse also invented Morse code as a means to communicate using his electric telegraph.
  • Alexander Graham Bell

    Alexander Graham Bell
    Inventor of the telephone, revolutionized the method of communication.
  • Communism

    Communism
    Alleged to be created by Karl Marx, Communism is a method of government that utilized a classless society and an equal distribution of wealth
  • Orville Wright

    Orville Wright
    One of the two famous Wright brothers who are credited with inventing the first successful airplane and making the first powered, controlled and sustained heavier-than-air human flight
  • The phonograph

    The phonograph
    Invented by Thomas Edison to record and reproduce sound. It worked and it was the sole way to listen to recorded music