Industrial Revolution

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    Industrial Revolution

  • Seed Drill

    Seed Drill
    Jethro Tull's-Seed drill
    1 Jan 1701 In 1701, Jethro Tull invented the seed drill. This invention allowed farmers to sow seeds in well-spaced rows at specific depths. This boosted crop yeilds and help to feed a growning population. This scientific farmer helped to boost the Agricultural Revolution,
  • Flying Shuttle

    Flying Shuttle
    The Flying Shuttle was invented in 1733 John Kay. This invention helped the industrial revolution for the weavers, because they were able to weaver farther and at a faster pace.
  • Lighting Rod

    Lighting Rod
    Lightning Rod
    4 May 1752 The Lightning Rod was invented in 1752 by Benjamin Franklin and Prokop Divis. The Lightning Rod is a rod that attracted the lightning at the top of a tall building and harmlessley diverts the lightning into the ground when lighting struck. This invention saved many lifes and homes.
  • Spinning Jenny

    Spinning Jenny
    The Spinning Jenny was invented in 1764 on 22 June by James Hargreaven. It was a hand powered multiple spinning machine which was the first improvement apon the spinning wheel.
  • Steamship

    The Steamship was invented in 1775 by Jacques Perrier. The Steamship was able to transfer bulk packages of coal from country to country. The Steamship ran on coal converting water to steam, and this made the transfer of coal cheaper for the seller and the buyer.
  • Submarine

    1 Jan 1776 The Submarine was invented in 1776 by Cornelius Drebble. The first one was made out of wood, and instead of propellers, it had four ores to move it in the water. Future inventions such as steel and propellers have made Submarines better.
  • Circular Saw

    Circular Saw
    The Circular Saw was invented in 1780 by GervinusPENIS. The Circular Saw was used for cutting materials softer than the blade itself, such as wood. It made cutting materials such as wood much easier because it could be powered by a steam poweredengine intead of hand.
  • Hot Air Balloon

    Hot Air Balloon
    The Hot Air Balloon was invented in 1783 on 25 April by Joseph and Jacques Etienne. They built a large round bag made of fabrics, and attached it to a straw basket. From the basket, he filled it with hot air from a fire and put farm animals into the basket as a way of transport.
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    Cotton Gin was invented in 1794 on 19 October, by Eli Whitany. A simple machine, that pulled the cotton from the cotton fiber. the cotton gin established throughtout the country. Many people loved this invention becasuse they didnt have to spend hours doing what the machine could in a fraction of the time.
  • The Battery

    The Battery
    The Battery was invented in the year 1800, by Alessandro Volta. It was made to hold energy in a portable so that people could charge it up and powers things away form a power creating source. It has been updated throughtout techolnology's advances and is used
  • Steam Locomotive

    Steam Locomotive
    Steam locomotive invented in 1804 by George Stephenson.
    Thomas Savery brought in plans for an engine that would be powered by using steam. The engine was improved by Thomas Newcomer and then Watts. George Stephenson built the first locomotive. When it was first built the locomotive could only travel 4 kilometres an hour but more were built and managed to travel faster. The steam locomotive affected the Industrial Revolution because it meant that coal and other materials could move around more ef
  • Electromagnet

    The Electromagnet was invented in 1825 by a man named William Sturgeon. The Electromagnet was used to convert electrical currents into a magnetic field. This was used in further sciences when a magnet was needed to be controlled in a particular way.
  • Bicycle

    The Bicycle was invented in 1839 by Kirkpatrick Macmillan. The Bicycle was a great invention for its time, because back then the cars were so expensive, only the richest of the rich could ever afford one, and horses were expensive as well, and the bicycle was a cheap alternative.
  • Sewing Machine

    Sewing Machine
    Sewing Machine
    10 Sep 1846 The Sewing Machine was invented in 1846 on 10 September by Elias Howe. This invention helped in the Industrial Revolution because it made the Tailors job of making clothes for others even faster than the flying shuttle. Tailors could then make more clothing, and as a result make more money.
  • Mine Elevator

    Mine Elevator
    The mine elevator was invented in 1853 by Elisha Otis. The main use for the Elevators in the mine was so that the miners after their 10 hour shift mining would not need to climb out using a ladder, but instead use the Mine Elevator.
  • Plastic

    Plastic was invented in 1862 by Alexander Parkes. Plastic is a material that can be heated up at a low temperature and once cooled, keeps its original form. It is made with chemicals. It was used to contain things such as water and live wires.
  • Torpedo

    The torpedo was invented in 1866, by a man named Robert Whitehead.The torpedo was a missile that was fired under water by either Submarines or Warships to destroy an enemy Submarine or Warship. It was used in the First and Second World War and used used today
  • Dynamite

    Dynamite was invented in 1866 on 14 December by Alfred Noble. Dynamite was the first explosive after gunpower. Dynamite was used in the mines to blow up chunks of rock that miners could not break apart with their tools. It was a great tool in the Industrail Revolution
  • Telephone

    The telephone was invented by Alexander Bell in 1876. He discovered a way to ingage in a conversation by speaking from far distances. It was one of the many inventions that is still being improved today.
  • Lightbulb

    The lightbulb was invented in 1877 by Thomas Edison which led to many more inventions. He also invened the motion picture camera.
  • Steam Boiler

    Steam Boiler
    The steam boiler was invented in 1880, on June 9 by John Makenze. The steam boiler was used by burning coal to create steam from water, and then using the force from the steam to power the machine needed.
  • Aeroplane

    The Airplane was invented by Orville and Wilbur Wright on the 17th of December, 1903 in North Carolina. Orville was the pilot, and the plane was called the Kitty Hawk.
  • Tractor

    The Tractor was invented in 1904 by Benjamin Holt in 1904. The Tractor was and still is the best mode of transportation for farmers to get around their farm. The Tractor could also harvest crops such as wheat much faster, which saved the farmers much time.
  • Ford Model T

    Ford Model T
    The first ford that was ever invented was the Ford Model T, which was invented by Henry Ford on October 1 1909. He revolutionized the manufacturing of the automobile and used the assembly line to increase production.
    The Ford Model T was the first affordable car to be mass produced for the public.
  • Instant Coffee

    Instant Coffee
    Insant Coffee was invented in 1909 by a man named George Washington, who was not the famous American Idol. Instant coffee was a big step from normal coffee because instead of soaking the taste out of the coffee beans, it was simply dissolved in hot water to produce... Instant Coffee! The taste was not the same though.
  • Stainless Steel

    Stainless Steel
    Stainless Steel was invented in 1912, on 20 August by Henry Brearly. Stainless Steel was used for making machinery, tools and weapons, beccuase of its strenth and absence of rust.