Inventions of Industrial Revolution

  • Jan 1, 1578


    In 1578, William Bourne had a marvelous idea. His idea was a boat meant to be operated under water, known as a submarine. This would change war, transportation, and most of all, the economy. The idea of the submarine never got put to action until the 1600's, when Cornelius Drebbel built the first submarine. One idea can change so much.
  • Typewriter

    In 1714, there was a invention that was very impressive to its time period. This was the typerwriter. The typewriter was a machine that would type things out intead of having to handwrite them. This was long before any other technology. Henry Mill was the one with the brains to think of this amazing machine.
  • Cotton Gin

    In 1793, Eli Whitney invented a machine that would forever change the world. He created theh cotton gin. This made cleaning cotton much easier. People went from cleaning 1 pound of cotton a day to 50 pounds of cotton a day. Eli Whitney's invention was a huge impact on everything in 1793.
  • Sewing Machine

    In 1870, Thomas Saint had the idea of the sewing machine. He patented the design. The sewing machine would be a mechanical device equipped with a needle. The needle would be threaded at the end. This would change many things during that time. Isaac Singer was the first manufacturer to build a lot of these sewing machines, making them much more available to get.