Industrial Revolution Timeline

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    Industrial Revolution Timeline

  • Textile Machines

    Invented by Samuel Slater and started the mill indusrty.
  • Cotton Gin

    Invented by Eli Whitney
    -Revolutionized cotton industry
    -Led to cotton boom
    -Increased demand for slavery in South
  • Interchangable Parts

    Invented by Eli Whitney
    -Made machines easier to assemble and repair
    -Made industry more pofitable
  • SteamBoat

    Invented by Robert Fulton
    -Allowed goods to be moved more easily
    -Increased trade an profits
  • Locomotive (In America)

    Invented by Peter Cooper
    -Increased speed of transportation and travel
    -Led to economic boom
    -Increased westward expansion
  • Harvesting Machine Reaper

    Invented by Cyrus McCormick
    -Increased wheat production because it could be cut quickly and effectively
    -Beginnings of advertisin marketing
  • Telegraph

    Invented by Samuel F. B. Morse
    -Made communication easier
  • Steel Plow

    Invented by John Deere
    -Made farming easier
  • Sewing Machine

    Invented by Isaac Singer
    -Made clothing production more efficient