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The industrial revolution hamilton lara

  1. 1. The Industrial Revolution1700-1850<br />Sonia Banks <br />Word History 108<br />
  2. 2. British Inventors<br /> First machines spun and wove cloth quickly <br /> Wealthy businessmen build factories <br /> Spinning Jenny machine spun 16 threads simultaneously <br /> Angered people who made cloth at home <br /> Luddites protested by smashing machines<br /> Led by Ned Ludd<br />
  3. 3. Stem Power<br /> James Watt invented first steam engine in 1782<br /> Hundreds of his engines used throughout Britain<br />George Stephenson designed steam train, The Rocket <br /> Peak speed: 30 mph<br /> Used to transport goods in 1829<br />
  4. 4. Coal Mining<br />Coal needed to boil water to create steam<br /> Mining towns boomed<br /> Deep mines dug <br /> Men, women, and children worked long hours <br /> Many people killed and injured <br />

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