The industrial Revolution

  • Plow of Rotherham

    Plow of Rotherham
    In 1730 a Dutchman named Joseph Foljambe built in England the plow called Rotherham of triangular shape and much more practical and simple to perform the work of planting.This moment was the one that marked the beginning in the industrial manufacturing of the plow.
  • Coke coal in blast furnaces

    Coke coal in blast furnaces
    The coal was the fuel of the Industrial Revolution since the beginning of the SXVIII its production increased until replacing the wood in the manufacture and in the domestic consumption. From this appears coke, a solid fuel formed by the distillation of bituminous coal heated to temperatures of 500 to 1100 ° C without contact with air.
  • Flying shuttle by Kay

    Flying shuttle by Kay
    The shuttle, created by John Kay in 1733, was the first step in the mechanization of the loom and significantly increased the productivity of the weavers. The flying shuttle allowed the weaving work, in which two workers participated, to be carried out by only one. For example: weaving pieces of cotton at a faster rate than could be achieved with the manual skill of the worker.
  • Jenny Spinning Spinner

    Jenny Spinning Spinner
    The spinner Jenny was a multi-coil spinning machine, invented in 1764 by James Hargreaves at Stanhill, near Blackburn in Lancashire, England. This device greatly reduced the work required for thread production, giving a single worker the ability to handle eight or more reels at a time.
  • Adam Smith: The Wealth of Nations

    Adam Smith: The Wealth of Nations
    Adam Smith began writing The Wealth of Nations in 1764, while he was the tutor of the young Duke of Buccleugh, a position for which he was generously rewarded with a life annuity. The wealth of nations, is the most famous work of Adam Smith. Published in 1776, it is considered the first modern book of economics.
  • Threshing Machine

    Threshing Machine
    Es una máquina agrícola que separa el grano de trigo y otros cereales de la paja, elimina ésta y limpia el grano mediante zarandas o cribas. Reúne, en una sola máquina, tres tareas que desde la antigüedad se realizaban separadamente: la trilla, la aventada y la limpieza de los granos.
  • Mechanical loom by Cartwright

    Mechanical loom by Cartwright
    The first mechanical loom was designed in 1784 by Edmund Cartwright and was built in 1785, after being perfected by William Horrocks. A mechanical loom (or mechanized loom) is a mechanized loom system driven by a drive shaft. The mechanical loom was the result of the evolution of the manual loom, using a mechanical unit to connect and synchronize all the mechanisms.
  • First steamboats

    First steamboats
    There is evidence that the idea of ​​creating a steamboat was already around the minds of several inventors back in the sixteenth century. The inventor of the steamboat was John Fitch. Going by the idea of ​​John Fitch, it was the engineer Robert Fulton who managed to commercially exploit the use of steam boats. After being hired by the navigation entrepreneur Robert. R. Livingston, Fulton built the 'Clermont' in 1807 -considered as the first steamboat.
  • Luddism (1811-1817)

    Luddism (1811-1817)
    Luddism was a movement led by English craftsmen in the 19th century; who protested between 1811 and 1817 against new machines that destroyed employment.
  • Mechanical mower

    Mechanical mower
    In 1827 he built a prototype and a year later an improved one with which he could carry out practical tests. This mower, which could cut an acre (0.4 ha) in an hour, was used in the exploitation of his father and then his brother. Bell did not patent his invention nor did he dedicate himself to making mowers; He studied theology and exercised his religious ministry. It was others who manufactured Bell mowers, which were even exported.
  • Steam locomotive Stephenson

    Steam locomotive Stephenson
    Es un tipo de locomotora accionada por la acción del vapor de agua. Las locomotoras de vapor fueron la forma dominante de tracción en los ferrocarriles hasta que fueron reemplazadas por locomotoras diésel y eléctricas a mediados del siglo XX
  • Great Trade Union

    Great Trade Union
    Trade Union es la denominación en lengua inglesa para los sindicatos obreros, así como tradeunionism lo es para movimiento sindical o sindicalismo. Su traducción literal es "unión de comercio". Es muy ampliamente utilizado en inglés para referirse a las instituciones británicas, especialmente por la bibliografía historiográfica.
  • Steel fabrication Converter by Bessemer

    Steel fabrication Converter by Bessemer
    It was the first chemical manufacturing process that was used for the manufacture in series of steel, cast in ingots, of good quality and with little cost from pig iron.
  • I International

    I International
    I International Workers, adopted as headquarters the city of London and was composed of parties, trade unionists, socialists, anarchists and workers associations of varied sign. The person in charge of writing the statutes was Karl Marx.