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Industrial Revolution

A term coined in the 1830s to despise the burst of major inventions and technical change in certain industries

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James Hargreaves

Gifted Carpender, jack of all trades, invented cotton spinning Jenny

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Richard Arkwright

Invented another kind of spinning machine is the water frame

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James Watt

Study of The steam engine

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George Stephenson

Build an effective locomotive

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Significance of railroad

Reduce cost and uncertainty of sniping or long distance, markets became larger meeting a larger factories and more machines

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Crystal Palace

Location of great exhibition, architectural masterpiece made of glass and Iron

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Factory act of 1833

Limited factory workdays for kids between nine and 13 to 8 hours and 14 and 18 to 12 hours

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Domestic system

Merchant hired workers to produce wall in their own homes

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Enclosure movement

Rich landowners allowed to evict a tenant farmers from land equals leaving many unemployed

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Textiles

Yspinning and weaving had sped up, flying shuttle, spinning Jenny, factory system

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Child labor

Children of poor or forced by economic conditions to work worked 15 hours a day and began at age 6

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Manchester England

New industrial city, well went up, terrible working conditions, polluted

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Sanitary conditions

Drain system, trash on streets, lifespan was 17, disease spread

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Work houses

Poor people with no job or name, or friends or abandoned children earned their way by working

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Samuel Slater

Became involved in textile industry, reached peak so he moved to America to make more money