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  • Industrial Revolution (No Specific Date)

    Industrial Revolution (No Specific Date)
    This was the time when societies in America and Europe started to advance by becoming industrial and urban. It begain in britan where manufacturing was done in peoples' houses with hand tools and simple machines. Most people use to live in small communites and depended on farming. Industrialization brought an advancement in their technology by having special-purpose machinery, factories, and mass production. This resulted in improving the way people live.
  • Steam Engine

    Steam Engine
    Thomas Savery, the inventor of the steam engine created this to generate power and remove water from mines. Later Thomas Newcomen improved this design in 1712.
  • Flying Shuttle

    Flying Shuttle
    The Flying Shuttle was invented by John Kay. It replaced the hand loom and speed up production.
  • Beginning of the Seven Years War

    The British invaded France to increase and strengthen their empire.
  • The End of the Seven Years War

    This is when the war between France and the British empire ended. France was defeated and England took conrol of India.
  • Spinning Jenny

    Spinning Jenny
    The spinning jenny was invented by James Hargreaves. It allowed workers to spin 16 spindles of yarn at a time.
  • Water Frame

    Water Frame
    The Water Frame was invented by Richard Arkwright. It was simar to the Spinning Jenny but powered by water instead. It made better thread at a faster rate.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    -This was the last battle of the American Revolution.
    -This battle occured because the first shots that started the revolution were fired at Lexington, Massachusetts.
  • Power Loom

    Power Loom
    The Power Loom was invented by Edmund Cartwright. It was used to increase the speed of the weaving process.
  • The End of World War I

    The End of World War I
    -The treaty of versailes
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    -The Great Depression began after the stock market crash of 1929, where many people fell deeply in debt trying to pay for their loans used to purchase stocks from companies.
    -In 1933, 12 million Americans had lost their jobs due to the downfall of many companies and bankrupcy. These people were forced out of their homes and ended up living on the streets.
    -Many people commited suicide due to the fact that they were not able to provide for their families.
    -President Hoover created the New Deal