Industrial Revolution Timeline- Danny Hiltz block 8

  • Jethro Tull

    Juthero Tull created a machine to make seed planting more effeicent. He noticed that the seeds were scattered in the field, which was a waste. He created the seed drill to make this easier.
  • John Kay

    john Kay, a machinist, created a shutte that flew back and fourth on wheels. It would have yarn attachted to weave and it did double the work a weaver could do
  • James Watt

    Watt figures out a way to make the steam engine to burn less fuel and in 1774 he joined a businessman named Matthew Boulton who he paid to encourge on making more engines
  • Samuel Crompton

    Crompton combines spinning jeny and water frame to produce the spinning mule
  • Malthus

    Thomas Malthus wrote an essay arguing that the population was rising faster than the food supply. without wars and epidemics to kill the extra people off then many live poor and miserably
  • William Cockerill

    Cockerill left illegally from England and went Belgium which he carried secret plans on building spinning machines
  • Britain Abolishes Slavery

    Parliament passes law that abolishes, or get rid of, slavery in Great Britain
  • War of 1812

    Start of the war between the United States and Great Britain
  • American Textile Industry

    Francais Cabot Lowell and four other merchants mechrandised every stage of manfuactured cloth. This revolutionized the American idustry
  • Ricardo

    David Ricardo took Malthus theory a step forward by writting a book that pretty mush says that the wages should go down as the population rises
  • Lowell, Massachusettes

    A town was named after Francais Cabot Lowell and it had become a big industrial town with many factories
  • New Harmony

    A poor town that a British factory owner named Robert Owen had came across. HE had planned to make it a utopia, or a perfect place to live; however, it lasted only three years
  • Vote for Best Locomotive to use

    Trails were held to vote on which locomotive would be the most efficent. The Rocket had won the majority
  • First Railway Opens

    The Liverpool-Manchester Railway opens and is the first railway system. It was an immediate success
  • American Prisons

    French writer contrasted the brutal American prisons to an equal liberty of American society
  • Factory Act of 1833

    A law passed by Parliment that made it illegal to hire children under 9 and illegal for children 9-12 to work more than 8 hours a day and for younger people 13-17 no more than 12 hours
  • Ten Hours Act of 1847

    The Ten Hours Act limited the workday hours for women and children to ten
  • The Communist Manifesto

    When The Communist Manifesto was published it had a few short-term effects. It caused revolts all through out Europe
  • Women's Rights Movement Begins

    Women begin to fight for their rights in society for things like a job in a factory
  • Public School System

    States open schools to educate children so that they will have children grow up to be smart and use their knowlage to help the world
  • End of Civil War

    Union wins the Civil War and, in effect, ended the use of Africans as slaves
  • Standard Oil- Carnagie Steel

    Two companies called Standard Oil and Carnagie Steel sprang up and wanted to control all aspects of their own company to make big profits
  • Samuel B. Morse

    Morse was an New England painter and was the first person to send electric signals over a telegraph. This is now known as Morse Code
  • National Child Labor Committee

    Group comes together to bring an end to all of child labor all across the world
  • U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

    Supreme Court rules that it interferes with states' rights to regulate labor