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  • History vocab

    1. 1. The Industrial RevolutionBy: Matthew Koen
    2. 2. Industrial revolution The rapid development of industry in Britain in the late 18th and 19th centuries, brought about by the introduction of machinery.
    3. 3. UrbanizationUrbanization is the condition of being urbanized.Cottage industry is when Someone creates a businessor manufacturing activity carried on in a person’s home.There was a migration of people from rural to urbanduring the Industrial Revolution.Because less people needed to farm.
    4. 4. Agricultural revolution It lead to crop rotation, and harvesting animals, to the point in which it became unnecessary for every one to farm for a living. At that point lots of people went to the city to find a better future that was not required of them. A soil conservation technique involving changing crops grown on a given parcel of land from year to year. Crop rotations may include following periods.
    5. 5. Textiles The first commodity in the industrial revolution was textiles. Textiles are the type of manufacturing business in making cloth. The cotton gin was one of the biggest machines that made the industrial revolution. Eli Whitney was the creator and founder of the cotton gin.
    6. 6. Steam engineThomas Savory was the inventor of the steam engine. James Watt was considered as the man whoimproved it.The first steam engine was created in 1775.The steam engine was useful for transporting goodsfrom one place to another.
    7. 7. Bessemer processThe bessemer project is a steelmaking process inwhich all of the impurities are removed from the metal.This was the creation of Henry Bessemer.This process was revolutionary to the new foundingindustrial revolution.
    8. 8. Pasteurization Louis pasteur was a a french chemist, who created the first vaccine for rabies.
    9. 9. Thomas EdisonHe invented the telegraph, the phonograph, and thekinetophone.He had around 1093 U.S. patents.Anything that won’t sell, I don’t want to invent. Its saleis proof of utility, and utility is success.
    10. 10. RomanticismIt is the state or quality of being romantic.It created a heightened interest in nature and the world.two authors were Jane Austen, and Percy Shelley

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