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Where was Jethro Tull from

Britain

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What did Jethro Tull invent

Seed drill

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What was the importance of the seed drill being invented

Made planting seeds more efficient , allowed planting in rows

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Where was John Kay from

Britain

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What did John Kay invent

Flying shuttle

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Whats the importance of the flying shuttle

Sped cross weaving of cloth on human powered looms

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Where was james Hargreaves from

Britain

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What did james Hargreaves invent

Spinning jenny

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What was the importance of the spinning Jenny

Allowed spinning of several threads at once

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Where was Richmond Arkwright from

Britain

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What did Richmond Arkwright invent

Water frame

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Whats the importance of the water frame

Allowed the loom (weaving) to be powered by water power

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Where was james watt from

Scotland

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What did james watt invent

Steam engine

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Whats the importance of the steam engine

Created energy (steam power) that could be used to power other machines

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Where was Samuel crompton from

Britain

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What did Samuel crompton invent

Spinning mule

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What was the importance of the spinning mule

Allowed spinning to be powered by water or steam

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Where was Edmund Cartwright from

Britain

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What did Edmund Cartwright invent

Power loom

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What was the importance of the power loom

Larger loom to be powered by water or later steam

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Where was Eli Whitney from

Us

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What did Eli Whitney invent

Cotton gin

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Whats the importance of the cotton gin

A machine that removed seed from cotton, increased demand

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Where's Richard Trevithick from

Britain

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What did richard Trevithick invent

Steam locomotive

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What was the importance of the steam locomotive (r Trevithick )

1st steam powered device that could move people and cargo across land

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Where was george Stephenson from

Britain

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What did george Stephenson invent

Steam locomotive

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What was the importance of the steam locomotive (g Stephenson)

Perfected the locomotive design , the rocket, 1st rail system

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Where was john mcadam from

Scotland

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What did john mcadam invent

Crushed gravel roads

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Whats the importance of crushed gravel roads

Wagon transport quicker and reliable

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Where was Robert Fulton from

Us

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What did Robert Fulton invent

Steamship

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Whats the importance of the steamship

Could carry large loads upstream

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Where was cyrus McCormick from

USA

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What did cyrus McCormick invent

The reaper

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Whats the importance of the reaper

Machine for quickly harvesting grain

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Where was sameul morse from

Us

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What did sameul morse invent

Telegraph and morse code

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Whats the importance of the telegraph and morse code

System for sending info quickly over long distances by wire

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What (2nd) did Eli Whitney invent

System if interchangeable parts

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Whats the importance of the system of interchangeable parts

System of prod. Using mass produced parts ( made repair and production easier)

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Where was singer from

Us

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What did singer invent

Sewing machine

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Whats the importance of the sewing machine

More quickly turn fabric into clothes

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Where was bell from

Us

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What did bell invent

Telephone

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What was the importance of the telephone

Communicate by voice over long distances quickly by wire