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Industrial Revolution: Top 10 Inventions

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The spinning jenny granger small square Spinning Jenny Spinning Jenny Invented by:James Hargreaves The Spinning Jenny is a multi-spindle spinning frame. It reduced the amount of work needed to produce yarn, so not has many workers were needed. The Spinning Jenny also reduced the prices of yarn because they could produce more of it faster. (January 1 is not the actual day.)
Steam engine small square Steam Engine Inventor: James Watt The steam engine was the most important invention of the Industrial Revolution because it was the main reason the Industrail Revolution spread as fast as it did. It powered factories, trains, steamboats, and many more inventions. This invention was the main source of power during this time.
Cotton gin small square Cotton Gin Inventor: Eli Whitney The cotton gin takes the cotton and separates the seeds from the cotton. This invention increased slavery and lead to the American Civil War. The cotton gin greatly changed he cotton industry.
Telegraph small square Telegraph Inventor: Samuel Morse The telegraph trasmits texts over long distances. This invention carried important messages efficiently, quickly, and it was pretty affordable. They were mainly used for very important buiness dealings.
Sewing machine small square Sewing Machine Inventor: Elias Howe The sewing machine helped the manufacturing of of clothing. It also made clothing be made in factories, rather than made by the women at home.
Ice small square Internal Combustion Engine Inventor: Etienne Lenoir The internal combustion engine is mainly used in motor vehicles and portable machinery because of its light weight. They used this for basically every machine they had. It was very important to the Industrial Revolution.
Telephone small square Telephone Inventor: Alexander Graham Bell The telephone is an invention that allow people to talk between each other over long distances. This invention is still widely used today and has been updated many times since the Industrial Revolution.
Light bulb small square Light Bulb Inventor: Thomas Eddison The light bulb was an invention that reolutionized light. It replaced candles and lanterns very quickly. The only thing that you needed for the light bulb to work was electricity, but by this time most homes had a good source of electricity.
Airplane small square Airplane Inventors: Orville and Wilbur Wright The airplane started a new wasy of transportation that was way faster and efficient than it had ever been. The airplane lets people travel long distnces very fast and is still being updated today.
Model t small square Model T Inventor: Henry Ford The model t and the assembly line made helped people transport easier and faster. Many people were able to afford and travel more efficiently with this invention. This invention is still a big part of today.
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