Industrial Revolution

  • James Watt

    James Watt
    James Watt was a Scottish inventor. He invented his Watt steam engine in 1776 which was fundamental to the changes in the industrial revolution
  • George Stephenson

    George Stephenson
    George Stephenson was an English civil engineer and mechanical engineer. In 1814 Stephenson built his first locomotive and in 1815 he invented a safety lamp for people working in coalmines.
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin which was used to remove seeds from cotton way faster than by hand.
  • Interchangeable Parts

    Interchangeable Parts
    Eli Whitney used interchangeable parts to assemble muskets in the first years of the 19th century.
  • Communism

    Communism came from the socialist movement.Socialist critics blamed capitalism for the misery of the proletariat.
  • Utilitarianism

    Utilitarianism were those who benefited from the industrial revolution. They believed it was alright if the lower classes had less than them as long as they where making money.
  • Social Democracy

    Social Democracy
    The idea of social democracy was to move away from capitalism and base it ore on socialism.
  • Social Darwinsim

    Social Darwinsim
    Social Darwinism believed in the survival of the fittest. They where powerful people that already started off better than everyone else.
  • Socialism

    Socialism arose because of the consequences of the industrial revolution. People were treated unfairly and and had less than what they hoped for
  • Alfred Nobel

    Alfred Nobel
    Alfred Nobel was a Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist. Nobel invented dynamite and patented it in 1867
  • Thomas Edison

    Thomas Edison
    Thomas Edison was an American inventor and businessman. He had a lot inventions that contributed to the industrial revolution. He invented a incandescent light bulb, the phonograph, and the motion picture camera.
  • Gulglielmo Marconi

    Gulglielmo Marconi
    Gulglielmo Marconi was an Italian inventor that invented the wireless telegraph in 1896. In 1901 it broadcasted the first transatlantic radio signal
  • Airplane

    The Wright brothers successfully flew the first airplane in 1903 for 59 seconds at 852 feet.
  • Automobile

    Henry Ford invented the automobile for mass audiences in 1908.
    The automobile was significant because it gave people more freedom and opportunity.
  • Assembly Line

    Assembly Line
    Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the production of his automobile the model T.