Major Inventions of the Industrial Revolution

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In History
  • The Spinning Jenny

    The Spinning Jenny
    The Spinning Jenny was a key development in the industrialization of weaving and making clothes. It was appealing because it could be operated by unskilled workers.
  • The Steam Engine

    The Steam Engine
    The Improved Steam Engine replaced manual work with engines. James Watt's improvements allowed for steam engines to be of help in many different industries for many different purposes.
  • The Power Loom

    The Power Loom
    The Power Loom increased the weaving speed of fabric. The power loom played a major role in mechanizing clothing production.
  • The McCormick Reaper

    The McCormick Reaper
    The McCormick Reaper assisted in harvesting crops 24 times faster than Sickle's invention. 12 acres of land could be harvested in just one day with the McCormick reaper.
  • The Steel Plow

    The Steel Plow
    Steel was used instead of wood and iron because it was more durable and efficient.The creation of the steel plow was one of the first signs of the Industrial Revolution.
  • The Telegraph

    The Telegraph
    The telegraph revolutionized communication during the Industrial Revolution. What once took days to communicate now took only minutes.