Industrial revolution

Industrial Revolution

  • Transport

    Transport changed dramatically during the Industrial Revolution because people needed a way for transferring goods, people and new technologies at a faster and safer rate. So the roads were improved and then the canals were built and after that the railways were made so people could transfer things. Each of these changes shorten the time it takes to travel over a long distance.
  • Coal

    Coal kick started the industrial revolution. Coal was a replacement for wood as an energy source. Coal was three times more efficient than wood.
  • Lighting Rod

    Ben Franklinn invented the lighting rod in 1752. He conducted his famous kite flying experiment. This proved that lighitng is electricity. This helped people understand lighting and electricity a lot better.
  • Submarine

    In the year 1776. He called it the turtle submarine. It was a one-man submarine with pedals to power it
  • First efficient steam engine

    First efficient steam engine
    In 1785 James Watt made a steam engine. James Watt made an improved model of Thoma Newcome's steam engine The steam engine allowed people to pump water out of mines. This allows miners to go deeper in mines and extract more coal
  • Eli Whitney patents the cotton gin.

    Eli Whitney creates a machine that makes it much easier to separate cotton seeds from cotton fiber. It greatly reduces the time it takes to clean cotton and helps the southern states make more money from cotton crops.
  • Flying Shuttle

    Flying Shuttle
    In 1733, John Kay invented the flying shuttle. The flying shuttle allows the weavers to weave faster. The flying shuttle made weaving 4 times faster than normal. The flying shuttle reduced the amount of people needed to operate the looms so it was very popular with manufacturers, especially in the woollen industry. Sadly these manufacturers refuse to show John royalty.
  • Population boost in Manchester

    The population in manchester increased by 100, 000
  • The first camera was made

    The first camera was made
    On a summer day in 1827, Joseph Nicephore Niepce made the first image. Prior to Niepce people just used the camera obscure for viewing or drawing purposes not for making photographs. Joseph Nicephore Niepce's or sun prints as they were called were the prototype for the modern photograph, by letting light draw the picture. Niepce placed an engraving onto a metal plate coated in bitumen, and then exposed it to light. The shadowy areas of the engraving blocked light, but the whiter areas permitted
  • Typewriter

    W.A. Burt invented the typewriter in 1829. He made it so people could make letters faster and easier to read. He first called it the typograph.
  • The first telegraph

    The first telegraph
    The first telegrath ws invented my Samuel Morse.The electric telegraph is a communication system that transmit electric signals over wires from one location to another.
  • Elisha Otis invents the elevator safety break.

    Elevators were already invented by 1853, but people worried about elevator cars falling. Elisha Otis invents a safety break to prevent them from falling if a cable breaks, making people feel more confident about using elevators in tall buildings.
  • Method for processing steal

    Method for processing steal
    Henry Bessemer invents a process for making steel out of iron. Having a way to make steel more quickly and more cheaply helps the production of building and leads the city to gow quicker
  • U.S.A Railroads

    United States becomes the leader for railroads. They laided over 3,000 miles laid. By 1860 the number rose to 30,000 miles laid. It was a great achievement for the United States.
  • Dynamite

    Alfred Nobel invents dynamite, which is a safer way to blast holes in mountains or the ground than simply lighting black powder. Dynamite is important in clearing paths to build things such as roads and railroad tracks.
  • Vaccine for diseases

    Louis Pasteur who was a chemist made a prediction that germs causes disease. With his prediction he made a vaccine that helps prevent most disease which helps people live longer.
  • The Telephone

     The Telephone
    Alexander Graham Bell was born in 1847 in Scotland. Alexander Graham was very educated, his parents were educated and so were their childern. Alexander was trying to improve the telegraph so he began studying the phonoautograph. After a few years Alexander invented the telephone
  • Brooklyn Bridge opens.

    After 13 years of construction, the Brooklyn Bridge is finished in New York City. At the time, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world.
  • The first plane

    The first plane
    The Wright Brothers, Orville Wilbur invented the first airplane that made flight on December 17, 1903. Orville Wright piloted the first powered airplane 20 feet above a beach in North Carolina. The flight lasted 12 seconds and covered 120 feet. Three more flights were made that day with Orville’ brother Wilbur piloting the record flight lasting 59 seconds over a distance of 852 feet. Having perfected glided flight, the next step was to move to powered flight. No automobile manufacturer could sup
  • Ford Model T car

    Ford Model T car
    Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863. Henry created the Ford Model T car in 1908. He then later develop more of the Ford, which revolutionized the industry. As a result of this, Ford sold millions of cars and became a famous company.