Industrial Revolution, Australia, WWI

By DImsim3
  • Assembly Line

    Assembly line made by Henry Ford. First found written in a book called Wealth Of Nations, published in 1776. Even thought the assembly line was used before by Eli Whitney when making a thousand muskets. No one had used it so extensively as Henry Ford, so he is believed to be the "inventor" of the assembly line. The assembly line made huge changes to technology and cut the time of making everyday uses and appliances drastically.
  • Australia (New Holland)

    1788, Australia is colonized by the British. The British First Fleet, led by Governor Arthur Phillip arrives in New South Wales to found the first European settlement and penal colony at Sydney. This is important because if the British didn't colonize hear, we would be speaking another language.
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton gin made by Eli Whitney. A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, A job that otherwise must be performed painstakingly by hand. The fibers are processed into clothing or other cotton goods, and any undamaged seeds were used to grow more cotton.
    t made cotton a more pliable crop for the Southern US and created an economic boom. Cotton became less expensive to produce and harvest. A byproduct of the invention was the need for more slaves.
  • Eureka Stockade

    3 a.m., Sunday, 3rd December 1854 was the battle in bakery hill which revolutionized Australian's rights. The eureka stockade gave workers rights. With ought the stockade workers would still be living in horrible conditions with little to no pay.
  • Telephone

    The telephone created by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876. Revolutionized the way we communicate.
  • Federation

    The Federation of Australia was the process by which the six separate British self-governing colonies of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia formed one nation. They kept the systems of government that they had developed as separate colonies but also would have a federal government that was responsible for matters concerning the whole nation. When the Constitution of Australia came into force, on 1 January 1901, the colonies collectively became s
  • Ford Model T

    Ford Model T made 1908. The Ford Model T was created by Henry Ford because he wanted a car that every American, not just the rich, to own a car. He made his cars with cheap, interchangeable parts, so it was easy to repair. This caused another economic boom in America.
  • Chemical Warfare (1914-1918)

    Chemical warfare. Chlorine gas was a very deadly substance. The German army came up with the idea and used it against the French. Yellow-green clouds came toward the French and they thought the German were hiding behind a smokescreen, ready to attack. After they felt a burning in their chests and throats, however, they noticed they were being gassed. An hour later a four-mile gap was in the French line. Chlorine gas led its victims to a slow death,as it destroyed their respiratory systems.
  • Tanks (1914-1918)

    The tank is one of the inventions of world war 1 that is still used in many wars down to this day. The concept of the tank had been thought up as early as Leonardo da Vinci's day but that was the very little that could be done about this particular concept and the invention really never took off until it was necessary to be invented during world war I. They were very effective at first but the German forces eventually figured out that they were a rather unreliable vehicle.
  • Submarines (1914-1918)

    Submarines are also one of the inventions of world war 1. The fact of the matter is, submarines had been used since the Civil War in warfare but it was not until the early 1900s that they were developed more to their full potential. This continued to be one of the more formidable weapons that was used in the naval sector of the war.
  • Flamethrower (1914-1918)

    One of the more horrific inventions of world war 1 is the flamethrower. The Germans were some of the first to come up with this particular contraption and there were actually two different types that were used. The first type was able to be operated by a single person but the second type required a second individual to carry the fuel source. These flamethrowers were used as a way to flush enemy troops out of the trenches.
  • Gallipoli

    In 1915, Australia entered its first major war in Gallipoli. This showed that we, as a country, were a force to be reckoned with. But it also showed that we were also bad at geography...