Inventions Project

  • Steam Engines

    Steam Engines
    Thomas Savery was the first inventory. It uses the abitlity to harness energy from steam to more energy. It was a huge invention and increase for the industrial revolution.
  • Factory Systems

    Factory Systems
    Samuel Slator was the inventory. The factories allowed machines to work efficiently with humans. Impacts of this invention invcreased growth of cities and brought workers, human or machine, under one roof.
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    Eli whitney invented the cotton gin for an easier way to pull seeds out of cotton and clean them off. Impacts of this invention were that farmers were able to plant more cotton resulting in a increase of production.
  • Interchangeable Parts

    Interchangeable Parts
    Elie Whitney invented this. It allowed guns and tools to be all alike so problems with individual guns could be fixed. Impacts of this were that productions became fast; repairs easier and cheaper; decreased need for stilled labor.
  • National Roads

    National Roads
    Albert Gallatin created the idea. It was a road built from Maryland to Virginia for easier transportation. Impacts were that it allowed people to move about the country easier and aided with settlement of new areas.
  • Steamboats

    Robert Fulton invented this. This was a faster way to sail over waters. The impact was that the overseas shipping increased evidently.
  • Erie Canals

    Erie Canals
    Calhoun invented/supported the erie canals. This canal was made to link the waters of lake erie. It opened the waters west of the applachan mountains to settlers.
  • Lowell Mills

    Lowell Mills
    Francis Cobat Lowell created this. It was made so threads could make fabric more efficiently. It allowed clothes and fabrics to be made much faster increasing the clothing industry.
  • Steel Plow

    Steel Plow
    John Deere created the steel plow. It was used to make plowing land much easier and more efficient. It allowed farmers to turn dirt into crop-growing kind of dirt.
  • Telegraph

    Samuel Marse invented it. It was used as a huge increase in communcation time between the communicators. It created a whole new way to communicate that later built up to the telephone.
  • Spinning Jenny/Sewing Machine

    Spinning Jenny/Sewing Machine
    Elias Howe/ James Hargreaves were the inventor. This machine was used to weave clothes and sew clothibng. The impacts of this invention were increased clothing production and increased a need for cotton.
  • Transcontinental Railroad

    Transcontinental Railroad
    It was a central pacific railroad of California and the union pacific railroad. Enabled people to ride across America at a much more faster rate.