Industrial revolution timeline

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  • The flying shuttle

    The flying shuttle
    The flying shuttle is a weaving tool created by John kay, it was used by factory workers and It allowed a single weaver to weave much wider fabrics, and it could be mechanised, allowing for automatic machine looms.
  • James Watts steam engine

    James Watts steam engine
    The steam engine was a heat engine that does mechanical work using steam as its power source, early steam engines were used in trains, ships, factories and even cars
  • water frame

    water frame
    The water frame is a spinning frame that's is powered by water, it produced yarn stronger and harder than the spinning Jenny which was rare for the time as the spinning Jenny was a revolutionary invention. this meant the quality of yarn was better and could last longer.
  • Spinning Mule

    Spinning Mule
    Spinning mule was an invention by Samuel Crompton, it impacted the way weaving was done as it gave greater control over the weaving process, the spinners could make many different types of yarn and finer yarns were able to be spun. however a downside to this machine was the size as each carriage carried 1320 spindles and was up to 46m long.
  • Alexander Graham Bell

    Alexander Graham Bell
    Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish inventor who invented the telephone, the telephone was a massive invention for our history it allowed people to talk to each other no matter how far away you were. he moved the the United States as a teacher and conceived the idea of electronic speech when visiting his hearing impaired mother, which would forever change the way people live.
  • Transportation during the industrial revolution

    Transportation during the industrial revolution
    Roads, canals, and railways were three major components of transportation improved during the first industrial revolution. People used the roads as the basic way to transport the goods from one place to another. The airplane was a significant invention during the industrial revolution. the first airplane was made in 1903 by the wright brothers and made the human race realise that flight could be used to transport people and goods across the world quicker and easier