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Industrial revolution

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  • By the 20th century, NJ would become the most urban and industrialized state
  • Flying shuttle allowed for faster weaving and paved the way for new techNo till injection farming by jethrotull, seed drillThe navigation laws prevented the colonies from making their own processed goods, so the colonies wanted to break away Trade was the backbone of the colonies Samuel Slater- left England with the blueprints for textile machinery, built first successful textile factory in the new world
  • Mills and factories along the Hudson were erectedSet the stage for the civil war, north was more industrialized and better equippedBenjamin Franklin lightning rod- also increased interest in science First astronomical telescope was invented in North America
  • The big cities would be an effect of the revolutionWatt engine was more efficient because of an added cooling cylinderAllowed Marx to develop his theories about the proletariat

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  •  Ideas from England › Newcomen steam engine- 1712 › John Kay’s flying shuttle- 1733  Spinning Jenny- 1765  Agricultural revolution › Rising population/Rising demand  British navigation laws
  •  Manufacturing process transferred from homes  New water power › Hudson river used › Tributaries and water falls  Eventually superseded by steam  Cost of goods started to fall  By 1775, PA, NY, NJ had more forges and furnaces in operation than all of England and Wales
  •  Reduced dependency on England › More goods now made in colonies  Change in lifestyle  New technology that would revolutionize the world › Watt steam engine-1776  Rise of working class › Marxism  Standard of living increased
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