The Industrial Revolution and Early capitalism

  • Period: to

    First Industrial Revolution

  • Invention of the steam egine (James Watt)

  • Publication of An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith

  • Invention of the locomotive (George Stephenson)

  • Approval of the Enclosure acts

  • Invention of the Bessemer converter(Henry Bessener)

  • Invention of the telephone (Antonio Meucci)

  • Invention of the combustion engine

  • Period: to

    Second Industrial Revolution

  • Presentation of the telephone by Alexander Graham Bell

  • INvention of the light bulb (Thomas Alva Edison)

  • Presentation of the first automobile (Carl Friedrich Benz)

  • Wireless telegraph (Guglielmo Marconi)

  • Flight of the Wrlght Brothers