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Transcript of Industrial Revolution
Leaders and Ideas
John D. Rockefeller (1839 – 1937)-oil industry
Sir Humphrey Davy (1778 – 1829)-chemistry
Henry Ford (1863-1947)-automobiles
Richard Arkwright (1732-1792)-water frame/Rotary carding engine
James Hargreaves (1720-1778)-spinning jenny
Edmund Cartwright (1743-1823)-power loom
Thomas Newcommen (1664-1729)-steam engine
Henry Cort (1741-1800)-high quality iron
Richard Trevithick (1771-1833)-steam powered locomotive
The transition to new
in the period from
about 1790 to
1840 and 1910.
Rural families relocated to the cities.
jobs available/long hours and little pay.
Children working lengthy hours
Passed Factory Act 1833
Created by: Eric Machamer, Daniel Graytok, and Mark Taylor
New locomotives emerging at the times
1771 partnership w/Jedediah Strut & Samuel Need
small group of cottages
eventually became 1st factory
Life in factories
no safety guards
no protection for workers
children were common workers
Transportation - Trains
Many diseases due to water
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"If you go back to 1800, everybody was poor. I mean everybody. The Industrial Revolution kicked in, and a lot of countries benefited, but by no means everyone".
First was seen in 1800's
Added heat and coal
"The Industrial Revolution was another of those extraordinary jumps forward in the story of civilization."