By bry14p
  • Jethro Tull

    Jethro Tull
    He invented the seed drill, which was used for sowing the seeds at equal distances and proper depth.
  • Thomas Newcomen

    Thomas Newcomen
    He invented the newcomen atmospheric engine, it was used to pump water out of mines. Hundreds were built throughout the 18th century.
  • James Hargreaves

    James Hargreaves
    He invented the spinning jenny which spun threads at the same time, and it has a multi-spindle spinning frame.
  • Richard Arkwright

    	Richard Arkwright
    Made the water frame which spins powered by water that produces a cotton yarn suitable for warp. After the water frame was invented it then helped develop a spinning washing machine.
  • John Kay

    John Kay
    He invented the flying shuttle, which was used for automatic weaving. It has a slow pace of hand weaving and it was invented to increase the time in weaving.
  • Samuel Crompton

    Samuel Crompton
    He invented the spinning mule it allowed large-scale manufacture of high-quality thread and yarn. This invention revolutionised the industry worldwide.
  • Edmund Cartwright

    Edmund Cartwright
    He invented a wool combing machine, it used to arrange and lay by length the fibers of wool. The machine was important in the mechanization of the textile industry.
  • Nicolas LeBlanc

    Nicolas LeBlanc
    Nicolas was a french surgeon and chemist who invented soda ash which was made from common salt. It was one of the most important chemical processes of the 19th century.
  • Eli Whitney

    Eli Whitney
    He created the cotton gin, which was used to separate seeds from the cotton at a fast rate. It also strengthened slavery.
  • Robert Fulton

    Robert Fulton
    He invented the first functional steam boat. Which greatly opened up the use of transportation.
  • Elias Howe

    Elias Howe
    He invented the first ever lockstitch sewing machine. His invention helped the mass production of sewing machines and clothing. It then freed women of harder work, and also it revolutionized the sewing industry
  • Cyrus Field

    Cyrus Field
    He invented the telegraph cable. It was used to make connection with other countries in a faster way. It was the first telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean in 1858.