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Industrial Revolution

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Nick Behrends

on 16 April 2010

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Industrial Revolution 1708 Jethro Tull's mechanical (seed) sower permits large-scale planting in rows, for easier cultivation between the rows.
1908 Henry Ford mass-produces the Model T.
1903 Wright brothers make first powered flight.
North Carolina 1837 Morse develops the telegraph and Morse Code.
Great Western--first ocean-going steamship.
1844 Commercial use of Morse's telegraph (Baltimore to Washington 1807 Robert Fulton's Clermont first successful steamboat.
1786 Arkwright puts a Watt engine in the Albion cotton mill, Blackfriars Bridge, London 1765 James Hargreaves invents the spinning jenny, automating weaving the warp (in the weaving of cloth).
Lewis Hine founded the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC) began a mission of
"promoting the rights, awareness, dignity, well-being and education of children as
they relate to work." 1904 1876 Alexander Grahm Bell invents the telephone.
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