The Industrial Revolution

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The Industrial Revolution

  1. 1. The Industrial Revolution
  2. 2. Types of Change <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture </li></ul>
  3. 3. Steam Engine <ul><ul><li>Thomas Savery in 1698 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>James Watt in 1775 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Trains and Steamboats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Central to industrialization  </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. The Cotton Gin <ul><ul><li>Eli Whitney in 1793 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increases in slavery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boom in the southern economy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Farms expanded farther and farther west </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Texas </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Interchangeable Parts <ul><ul><li>Eli Whitney in 1798 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  He was in debt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guns for conflict in France </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Military readiness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost of weapons  </li></ul></ul>
  6. 8. Steamboat <ul><ul><li>Robert Fulton in 1807 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many others tried but failed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clermont </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Speedy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>unlocked west </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trade from central U.S. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 10. Telegraph <ul><ul><li>Samuel Morse in 1836 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electromagnet in 1825 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Morse code </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Test line in 1843 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The spread of the telegraph </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Communication </li></ul></ul>
  8. 13. The Sewing Machine <ul><ul><li>Elias Howe in 1844 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Sewing by hand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Isaac Singer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Patent wars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large new industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Better Quality </li></ul></ul>

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