Industrial Revolution

Timeline created by terrry marlaina
  • First Central bank

    First Central bank
    Willam Paterson noticed the nation´s finances had been disarray and had no real system for money or credit.
    * During the world war 1, the Bank helped manage government borrowing.
    *During the Gordon Riots of 1780, the Bank came under threat from a mob.
  • Stream engine

    Stream engine
    Thomas Newcomen invented the steam engine and increased transportation. The boiler would go under pressure and the heat would convert into work.
  • Silk Weaver

    Silk Weaver
    John Lombe invented the silk weaver. The silk weaver is apart of the textile industry. It massed produced clothes and made them cheaper than by hand. It was a circular hand-powered throwing machine.
  • The flying shuttle

    The flying shuttle
    John Kay invented the flying Shuttle in 1733. The thread was weaved through it too and it had produced goods faster than by hand. Also increased the speed of weaving and it was in high demands for yarn. This invention was was apart of the textile industry.
  • The Grand Trunk Canal

    The Grand Trunk Canal
    James Brindley constructed the first canal. He designed an engine for draining coalpits.
    *His solution to the problem including the subterranean channel.
    * It made transportation faster and to get goods to places faster and cheaper.
  • Water Frame

    Water Frame
    Richard Arkwright invented the Water frame.
    *The Water Frame spun The cotton thread to make clothes.
    * The Water Frame is in the first industry to ever be industrialized which is the textiles.
    * It made clothes faster than having to sew them by hand.
  • Railroads

    George Stephenson made the first railroad.

    *To increase transportation.
    * Made products get to places quicker and made it cheaper.
    * Railroad traveled fast to get you when you need to go.
    *It helps get goods to places very far.
  • Steamboat

    Robert Fulton built the first steamboat.
    * The Steamboat got supplies around faster and transported goods from one place to another.
    * The Steamboat increased the speed of water travel.
    * The Steamboat help for fast transportation for people.
  • Menai Bridge

    Menai Bridge
    Thomas Telford built the Menai bridge. It is a distance of 580 feet. It was the first important modern bridge.The bridge was made of 2,000 tons of iron. It helped people traveled to diifferent places faster so they wouldnt have to go in the water all they would have to do is go across the bridge.
  • Factory Act of 1833

    Factory Act of 1833
    *Children age 9-16 had to work at least 16 hours per a day in the factory.
    * The younger children would have to go into the machine and change the thread and repair breaks.
    * The factories had to give the children under 13 at least two hours of education daily.
    *The government passed a law called the Factory Act to improve working conditions for the children in the Factory working. The law made it where there could not be children under the age of nine years old to work in the factories.