The industrial revolution

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The industrial revolution

  1. 1. The Industrial Revolution1700-1850<br />Magto Banks<br />World History 108<br />
  2. 2. British Investor<br />First machines spun and wove cloth quickly<br />Wealthy businessmen built 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. Steam 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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