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  • The Incredible Stocking Frame

    The Incredible Stocking Frame
    Link-Rev. LeeVideo In the late 1500's, Reverand William Lee invented the Stocking Frame, A contraption used to Knit Stockings. Rev. Lee was born near Nottingham, and was said to have gone to Christ College in Cambridge in May in 1579. It appears that he was removed from St. John's in 1582 or 1583, taking his B.A. with him. Records say that he was expelled from the school for marrying, but that is false due to his lack of actually being a fellow at the school.
  • Languedoc Canal

    Languedoc Canal
    Link-Canal Beginning in 1516, the canal was long discussed before any action was taken to actually build it. The canal is a work of great grandeur, Lous XIV's mark. The Project took 14 years until it was finallly ready to be open and viewed by the public. It crosses through rivers, passes through tunnels, Uses 3 major aquaducts, is 620 feet above the Meditteranean sea level, has 100 locks, and flows over numerous road bridges built over it. It is the largest project undertaken in the 1600's.
  • John Tull's Seed Sower

    John Tull's Seed Sower
    Link-Seed Sower Jethro Tull's Mechanical Seed Sower allowed farmers to be able to plow their fields quicker and get more seeds into a field. The seed is stored in a hopper and delivered by tubes into furrows in the ground. The furrows are made by a set of blades, or coulters, attached to the front of the drill. A harrow is drawn behind the drill to cover up the seeds.
  • Coke Burning Blast Furnace

    Coke Burning Blast Furnace
    Link-Facts about Furnace
    Abraham Darby invented the Coke Burning Blast Furnace, which helped with speeding up mass production in commercial grade iron. Darby's invention helped create the iron and steel industries, which, helped create the transportation industry. Darby used the coke from coal to fuel hotter fires that helped with creating more iron. Through his using more coke and getting more iron, the iron industry got a big boom.
  • The First Successful Steam Engine

    The First Successful Steam Engine
    Link- Thomas Newcomen Facts
    Thomas Newcomen invented the first comercially successful steam engine in 1712. It helped drain mines and power waterwheels for many year, no changes were made to it until 1769. Newcomen came together with Savery to create a better steam engine and changed the way of mining for years to come.
  • John Kay's Flyling Shuttle

    John Kay's Flyling Shuttle
    Link-John Kay Facts
    In 1733, John Kay invented the Flying Shuttle. The Flying Shuttle helped weavers weave faster. Originally, Looms required two people in order to function. With the Flying Shuttle, people were able to do the work of two with only one. That meant that there was a mass production of textiles.
  • Roller Spinning Machine

    Roller Spinning Machine
    Link-Facts Roller Spinner
    Lewis Paul and John Wyatt patented their Roller Spinning Machine in 1738. Although the machine was very unreliable, it was a good idea. It drew out thread to the right thickness with two needles before it would be used to create fabric, and eventually clothing.
  • Bridgewater Canal

    Bridgewater Canal
    Link- Canal The Purpose of the Bridgewater Canal was to help move coal the 10 miles from the Duke's mines in Worsley to Manchester. The Canal was the first in the large network of canals soon to come. The Canals would help with communications and with trade that would soon envelope the country.
  • Spinning Jenny

    Spinning Jenny
    Link- Spinning JennyJames Hargreaves, an inventor, created the spinning Jenny in 1765 to help with spinninng threads. The Spinning Jenny was a great invention, but it made strings that were too coarse to be use for anything but yarn. With the inventin of this new technology came a great decrease in the need for labor workers.
  • Crompton's Mule

    Crompton's Mule
    Link- Mule Facts In 1775, Samuel Crompton invented The Spinning Mule, a machine that was a hybrid of sorts. The Mule combined the features of the Spinning Jenny and the Water Frame into one to make a machine of grandeur proportions. The Mule created a strong, soft, and fine yarn that could be used for any type of textile, whether it'd be clothing or quilt squares. Cromopton was too poor to patent the machine, so he sold te rights to another manufacturer. By 1790, the machine was a massive success.
  • The Trent and Mersey (Grand Trunk) Canal

    The Trent and Mersey (Grand Trunk) Canal
    Link-Facts CanalIn 1758, Brindley decided to do a survey about a canal for Earl Gower and Lord Anson, and although they would've like to have one, the cost proved to be much too expensive for their shallow pockets. But, seeing as how the Bridgewater Canal turned into a massive success, and how building this canal would help connect to other industries, the Duke of Bridgewater decided to back it.
  • Power Loom

    Power Loom
    Link- Loom Info In 1785, Edmund Cartwright invented the Power Loom, a loom that was the steam powered mechanised version of a regular loom. The loom was in need of many improvements, and several inventers were more than willing to assist with that. The loom was modified by Mr. Cartwright, Mr. William Horrocks, and Mr. Francis Cabot Lowell. The loom became very popularised in 1820.
  • Coal Lighting

    Coal Lighting
    Link- Coal Lighting In 1792, William Murdoch (or Murdock) decided to start commerically using coal to light his house. In 1804, Freidrich Winzer patented coal lighting and a "thermolampe", which is gas distilled from wood which was patented in 1799.
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    Link-Facts Cotton GinEli Whitney invented the Cotton Gin, a machine that was used to seperate the seeds from the fobers on a piece of cotton. Unfortunately, Whitney couldn't create a profit off of his magnificant invention. Other inventors created imitations of his machine and his patent for 1794 didn't hohld up in court until 1804, at which point it was utterly useless.
  • The First Working Steam Boat

    Link- Clermont In 1807, Robert Fulton invented the first fully functional steam boat. On August 17, 1807, The Clermonte (Fluton's Boat), made it's first successful trek up the Hudson River, from New York to Albany. Eventually, the public began to start using steam boats more and more, eventually seeing the practicality in it.