Industrial Revolution

  • Richard Arkwright

    Richard Arkwright
    He invented the spinning machine so people would no longer have to spin cotton with their hands.
  • James Watt

    James Watt
    He patented inventions including the rotary engine, the double-action engine and the steam indicator, and he improved the steam engine.
  • Mutual-Aid Societies

    Mutual-Aid Societies
    An organization that assists, benefits, and protects their members
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    A machine that made cotton producing quicker and easier on workers.
  • Interchangeable Parts

    Interchangeable Parts
    Made so parts are identical and people can fix any broken parts with a lower cost.
  • Socialism

    Socialism presented an alternative to the capitalist system because it aimed at improving the lot of the working class and trying to create more equal rights
  • Utilitarianism

    Based laws on ethics.
  • Charles Darwin

    Charles Darwin
    Darwin is known for his idea of natural selection.
  • Thomas Edison

    Thomas Edison
    He invented the incandescent light bulb, the phonograph, and the motion picture camera. He also helped improve the telephone and telegraph.
  • Communism

    There is no government or private property or currency, and the wealth is divided within citizens equally or helps out people in need of it.
  • Germ Theory

    Germ Theory
    Food spoiled because there are small organisms infecting the food.
  • Social Democracy

    Social Democracy
    People have a say in government actions, supports a competitive economy with money while also helping people whose jobs don't pay a lot.
  • Karl Marx

    Karl Marx
    He had the idea that there should be a "classless society". In his society there is no government or social problems anymore.
  • Automobile

    Automobiles made getting around easier and more efficient. Also, people can travel farther.
  • Assembly Line

    Assembly Line
    The Assembly Line allowed companies to make more products faster and give people a shorter day of work.